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Heavy Rains Cripple Traffic in Delhi NCR

India | News18 | August 28, 2018, 11:38 am
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 Heavy rains lashed several parts of Delhi and Gurgaon and other NCR areas through the night, with waterlogging disrupting road traffic movement during morning rush hour. (Image: News18)

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Delhi and Gurgaon and other NCR areas through the night, with waterlogging disrupting road traffic movement during morning rush hour. (Image: News18)

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 Traffic was thrown out of gear in Haryana's Gurgaon as morning commuters got stuck in traffic snarls, including an over five-kilometre jam on a road between Hero Honda Chowk and Khirki Daula Toll Plaza. (Image: News18)

Traffic was thrown out of gear in Haryana's Gurgaon as morning commuters got stuck in traffic snarls, including an over five-kilometre jam on a road between Hero Honda Chowk and Khirki Daula Toll Plaza. (Image: News18)

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 Several residents took to Twitter to share their experiences and posted photos of waterlogging and jams. Office-goers in Delhi, too, faced a lot of inconvenience due to traffic disruptions with most opting to use the Delhi Metro rail's services, which were delayed due to over-crowding. (Image: News18)

Several residents took to Twitter to share their experiences and posted photos of waterlogging and jams. Office-goers in Delhi, too, faced a lot of inconvenience due to traffic disruptions with most opting to use the Delhi Metro rail's services, which were delayed due to over-crowding. (Image: News18)

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 Classes in several colleges here were also cancelled. The Meteorological department has forecast more rains through the day and relative humidity at 100 per cent in Delhi. (Image: News18)

Classes in several colleges here were also cancelled. The Meteorological department has forecast more rains through the day and relative humidity at 100 per cent in Delhi. (Image: News18)

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 The Palam observatory recorded 101 mm rainfall, Lodi 22.2 mm, Safdarjung 49.6 mm and Ridge 6.8 mm, the department said. (Image: News18)

The Palam observatory recorded 101 mm rainfall, Lodi 22.2 mm, Safdarjung 49.6 mm and Ridge 6.8 mm, the department said. (Image: News18)

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 Heavy rains were recorded in central and eastern parts of Delhi with waterlogging and traffic congestion being reported from areas such as Mayur Vihar, Palam, Duala Kuan, Bhairon Enclave in Punjabi Bagh, Moti Nagar flyover and between Mundka and Rajdhani Park. (Image: News18)

Heavy rains were recorded in central and eastern parts of Delhi with waterlogging and traffic congestion being reported from areas such as Mayur Vihar, Palam, Duala Kuan, Bhairon Enclave in Punjabi Bagh, Moti Nagar flyover and between Mundka and Rajdhani Park. (Image: News18)

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 Traffic was affected near Narela Mandi due to an uprooted tree. Waterlogging was also reported from Devli, Vayusenabad, Sangam Vihar, at GTK towards Mahendra Park, Inderlok Chowk towards Zakhira near underpass, Rao Tula Ram Marg, on Rama Road and at the roundabout between Windsor place and Dr Rajendra Prasad Road. (Image: News18)

Traffic was affected near Narela Mandi due to an uprooted tree. Waterlogging was also reported from Devli, Vayusenabad, Sangam Vihar, at GTK towards Mahendra Park, Inderlok Chowk towards Zakhira near underpass, Rao Tula Ram Marg, on Rama Road and at the roundabout between Windsor place and Dr Rajendra Prasad Road. (Image: News18)

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 Officials said vehicular movement was also affected at IIFCO Chowk, Signature Tower, Mahavir Chowk, Rajeev Chowk, Sikanderpur, Old Gurgaon, Huda City Centre and Sohna road in the city.

Officials said vehicular movement was also affected at IIFCO Chowk, Signature Tower, Mahavir Chowk, Rajeev Chowk, Sikanderpur, Old Gurgaon, Huda City Centre and Sohna road in the city. "The main reason for the traffic congestion (between Hero Honda Chowk and Khirki Daula) was due to some vehicles breaking down," a Gurgaon police officer said. (Image: News18)

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