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Delhi Traffic ALERT: Heavy rain causes waterlogging across capital. List of areas to be avoided

Heavy rains lashed the Delhi-NCR region including Noida, Gurugram on Sunday morning, causing severe water-logging in many areas. As several key roads suffered waterlogging, the Delhi Traffic Police has issued a list of waterlogged roads/areas. Take a look.

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New Delhi Updated on: July 19, 2020 14:35 IST
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A DTC bus almost submerged at waterlogged Minto Bridge underpass after rains in New Delhi. A tempo driver died due to drowning of his vehicle at the underpass.

Heavy rains lashed Delhi-NCR region including Noida, Gurugram on Sunday morning, causing severe water-logging in many parts of the city. The national capital received its first spell of heavy rains that led to waterlogging in low-lying areas and brought traffic to a standstill at key stretches in the city. According to the Delhi Traffic Police, jams were reported from Azadpur to Mukarba Chowk, Yashwant Place to Ashoka Road, at Ring Road, Bhairon Road, and near Mundka metro station due to heavy waterlogging.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative figures for the city, recorded 74.8 mm rainfall till 8:30 am. As several key roads witnessed waterlogging, the Delhi Traffic Police has issued a list of waterlogged roads/areas. Take a look. 

Delhi traffic alert: Waterlogging reported at following places

  1. Minto Road under Railway Bridge

  2. GTK Depot(both carriageway)

  3. Azadpur underpass(both carriageway)

  4. Guru Nanak Chowk (JLN Marg)

  5. South Avenue Road

  6. Pul Prahladpur Underpass on M B Road

  7. New Delhi Railway Station Paharganj side

  8. Azad Market towards Kishanganj, under railway bridge

  9. Near Prembari Pul, Ring Road

  10. Kanjhawala-Karala Road near Begumpur

  11. Moolchand underpass, Lajpat Nagar towards AIIMS

  12. Batra Hospital

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View of waterlogged Minto Bridge area in Delhi after heavy rains lashed the national capital.

Traffic in the National Capital has also been disrupted at many places as trees at various places fell down due to early morning thunderstorms, heavy downpour.

List of areas where traffic has been affected due to the falling of trees

  1. Near Malcha Market
  2. Near Cyber Crime office
  3. Near Deepali Chowk
  4. Shivaji Stadium towards Gol Market in front of Polic Clinic
  5. Jalebi Chowk Jwalaheri Market
  6. Aurobindo Marg at Dilip Singh cut 
  7. Aurobindo Chowk towards Safdarjung Road
  8. Shanti Van towards Subhash Marg
  9. Hansraj Gupta Marg
  10. Hindu Rao roundabout towards Baraf Khana roundabout
  11. Mathura Road near Supreme Court gate no.8

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