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Heavy Rains Lash Delhi-NCR, Waterlogging & Site visitors Jams Reported in A number of Areas

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The Delhi Site visitors Police has been offering common updates via its Twitter deal with warning commuters about waterlogging at many roads within the metropolis. (Picture: Twitter/ANI) Thunderstorms and reasonable to heavy rains are anticipated to proceed over all the […]

The Delhi Traffic Police has been providing regular updates through its Twitter handle warning commuters about waterlogging at many roads in the city. (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

The Delhi Site visitors Police has been offering common updates via its Twitter deal with warning commuters about waterlogging at many roads within the metropolis. (Picture: Twitter/ANI)

Thunderstorms and reasonable to heavy rains are anticipated to proceed over all the Delhi and adjoining areas over the following two hours, IMD mentioned.

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  • Final Up to date: August 19, 2020, 12:58 PM IST

Heavy showers within the nationwide capital and its neighbouring districts of Ghaziabad and Noida led to waterlogging in a number of areas and in addition brought on site visitors snarls in lots of essential roads throughout morning rush hours, inconveniencing scores of commuters.

The India Meteorological Division issued an alert at 10:05 am for heavy showers in Delhi. Thunderstorms and reasonable to heavy rains are anticipated to proceed over Delhi and adjoining areas over the following two hours, it mentioned. The rains might result in “main site visitors disruption” and there’s an “elevated probability” of highway accidents, it additional warned.

The Delhi Site visitors Police has been offering common updates via its Twitter deal with warning commuters about waterlogging at many roads within the metropolis. In line with them, waterlogging was seen at BRT close to Central Faculty, Badarpur to Ashram, Badarpur flyover underpass, Sarita Vihar flyover underpass, Dhaula Kuan in the direction of AIIMS carriageway, Moti Bagh flyover underpass, MB Street close to Batra Hospital, Palam Flyover and Chhata Rail.

Different locations, together with Mayur Vihar Section-2, Sarai Kale Khan to DND, Sashi Backyard to Kotla, Seemapuri to Dilshad Backyard underpass, MB Street at Maidan Garhi, MB Street at Anuvrat Marg, Apsara Border have additionally witnessed heavy waterlogging.

The Delhi Site visitors Police has suggested commuters to not journey via sure stretches of roads the place site visitors motion has been affected.

Site visitors congestion has been reported at Ring highway in the direction of Bhairon Marg as a result of ongoing development work.

“Site visitors is heavy within the carriageway from Lajwanti flyover in the direction of Dhaula Kuan on account of breakdown of a cluster bus close to Lajwanti flyover. Motorists heading in the direction of Dhaula Kuan are requested to take Mayapuri Chowk as various route,” it tweeted.

In a separate tweet, Delhi Site visitors Police suggested commuters to not go for the stretch from Liberty Cinema in the direction of Punjabi Bagh on account of heavy site visitors.

“Site visitors is affected at Pul Prahladpur underpass on account of water logging,” the Delhi Site visitors Police mentioned in one other tweet.

A home collapsed in Nangloi extension and 4 hearth tenders have been rushed to the spot.

In the meantime, the pinnacle of the regional forecasting centre of the IMD, Kuldeep Srivastava, advised information company PTI that the axis of monsoon will proceed to be near the nationwide capital until Thursday. Southwesterly winds from the Arabian Sea and southeasterly winds from the Bay of Bengal are additionally feeding moisture to the area, he added.

The Safdarjung Observatory, which supplies out consultant figures for town, has recorded 139.2 mm rainfall towards the conventional of 157.1 mm in August up to now, a deficiency of 11 per cent. General, it has registered 457.eight mm rainfall, six per cent above the conventional of 433.2 mm since June 1 when the monsoon season started.

(With PTI inputs)


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