Incessant rainfall in the region had claimed six lives and left over eight people injured at last count, due to avalanches, building collapses and rising water levels, even as large swathes of agricultural land and roads in the region were damaged due to flooding.
In line with the recently passed Motor Vehicles Amendment Bill, 2019, the traffic police is informing the public that it will soon begin imposing a hefty fine on those violating the helmet rule in the city.
The scheme, which was announced on Twitter on July 26, aims to cut down on the waiting period while booking a water lorry from Metrowater. The new scheme, on the contrary, will assure water supply to the household within two days of booking.
“If you find any water on the Moon, you know whom to call first (sic),” Metrowater tweeted from their one-week-old handle. Making a reference to Star Wars, Metrowater signed off by saying, “May the Science be with you!”