Delhi rains: Heavy downpour causes waterlogging, traffic snarls in national capital

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Delhi citizens woke up to dense rains and consequent waterlogging and postulation snarls connected Friday greeting for the 2nd consecutive day. Delhi Police helpline received 23 calls regarding postulation jams and 7 related to waterlogging and 2 regarding uprooting of trees. Calls astir postulation jam came from Khajuri Chowk, Goyala Dairy, Rohini Sector-8, Azad Market, Hanuman Mandir Pusa Road, Dwarka flyover, Dhaula Kuan to Gurugram, Yamuna Bridge and Outer Ring Road Pashchim Vihar. 

Waterlogging was reported from AIIMS flyover, Mahipal Pur reddish airy towards Mehrauli, Phirni Road, Tooda Mandi, Najafgarh, Rajdhani Park to Mundka, Nigambodh Ghat, adjacent Mayapuri flyover and adjacent Shanti Niketan. A information of a roadworthy caved successful adjacent Satya Niketan and lone 2 retired of 4 lanes are functional, starring to postulation jams. 

Besides this, dense postulation jams were besides reported connected stretches of National Highway (NH) 48 including Iffco Chowk, Shankar Chowk, Rajiv Chowk and astatine Sarhaul adjacent Gurgaon-Delhi border. 

Will it rainfall successful Delhi today

The Met Department issued a reddish alert for Friday and warned astir mean rainfall successful astir parts of the city. The yellowish alert read, “Generally cloudy sky. Moderate rain/thundershowers astatine astir places.” The upwind watchdog said maximum and minimum temperatures are apt to beryllium 28 degrees Celsius and 23 degrees Celsius respectively. Delhi is apt to witnesser rains connected the play arsenic well. 

Gurugram rainfall updates

Heavy rains person impacted mean beingness and postulation question successful Gurugram. The Gurugram District Disaster Management Authority urged each firm offices and backstage institutions to inquire their employees to enactment from home. The Gurugram DDMA besides said that schools and colleges owed to the same. 

The advisory by Gurugram District Disaster Management Authority read, “All firm offices and backstage institutions successful the territory are advised to usher their employees to enactment from location connected 23.9.2022 truthful that postulation congestion tin beryllium avoided and repair works of roads and drains tin beryllium carried retired smoothly by civic agencies.”

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