Fears of the Bharalu wall collapsing cause alarm in Guwahati, which is flooded.

Heavy showers of rain last for a few hours pounded vast areas of the city on Monday . The north campus of Gauhati University, which houses two boys hostels and two girls hostels, has been inundated with heavy rain .

Guwahati: Heavy showers of rain lasting for a few hours pounded vast areas of the city on Monday, affecting Anil Nagar, Nabin Nagar, Hatigaon, Panjabari, Geetanagar, Hatigarh Chariali, and Zoo Road.Many portions of the city have remained muddy, causing a great deal of pain for pedestrians and commuters, according to a retired Gauhati University professor who has studied urban floods.As the city grew, constructions were begun on those low-lying areas.These areas were used to drain the rainwater during the monsoons years earlier.

As the Guwahati Municipal Corporation officials were delaying the Bharalu with excavators, I had explained the condition of the wall.They assured us that they would inform the higher authorities.If the guard wall collapses, the road will collapse, according to Partha Prawal Goswami, a resident of the area, and the channel's excess water will flood the region, according to GMC commissioner Devasish Sharma, who said, The civic body has diligently worked to prevent floods in the city for the last five months.The drains, however, were found to be clogged with plastic waste a few days after de-siltation.

The absence of a drainage system on the north campus, according to Nibedita Das, boarder of the RCC 5 girls hostel, has resulted in significant waterlogging.The hostel's ground floor will be submerged in a single drop of rain.