Sizzling heat forces citizens to throng dams, canals
ISLAMABAD—Scorching heat forced the citizens to flock the rivers and canal sites to pass time and beat the heat. The recent spell of dry weather has raised the mercury across the country, and people especially children and youngsters rushed towards water spots with their families or friends to get a sigh of relief.
The residents of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad visited Shahdara, Rawal lack and Khanpur Dam where families enjoyed boating, mangoes parties, meals, ice cream and got involved in lot of other fun, a report aired by a private news channel said on Sunday.
Young boys seemed busy in jumping into the water from high spots whereas children, along with their parents, enjoyed water spots. “We locked our house and came to the water spots to beat the heat,” said a woman, fully enjoying a watersport with her family.
In other cities usually, hundreds of people throng the river every day, but the number is much higher on Sundays.
Asim Khan a visitor said he really enjoyed taking a dip in the cool water of the River.