The Saturday morning (October 19) came as a bit of surprise for the residents of Vimal Apartment, Shastri Layout, Subash Nagar when they saw vapours coming out from their apartments well.
While talking to TLN, Dhananjay Bavane a residence of Vimal apartment informed that “I was the first one to notice vapours coming out of our apartment well. It was quite a surprise for us as it happened for the first time since the time we are living here. We then immediately contacted the authorities about the incident. We even informed Fire brigade officials, it was then we found out that the water was in a boiling state which generated more curiosity in us and the officials”.
A team of Geological Survey of India (GSI), Nagpur Municipal Corporation came down to the area and had the water tested. GSI Director, Vishal Sakhare along with his team of scientist inspected the water and found out that the PH level of the water to be safe for drinking, although they were amazed to find such incident for the first time in Nagpur. The team of scientists even tested the temperature of nearby wells and hand pumps which prove to be normal and not that high in temperature.
He further informed that the well will be re-examined in coming days to check if the state of water is same or has changed. When team TLN visited the said location and the apartment, It was found that even the ground and the nearby area of the above-stated well was hot, the change in the atmospheric temperature was also noticed, it was warmer than the other parts of the area.
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