Delhi marooned: Heavy rains throw life out of gear

Reports of waterlogging emerged from several places.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 16:13
Pic courtesy: Twitter

NEW DELHI: Heavy rains lashed Delhi and its neighbourhood areas including Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad and Faridabad on Thursday morning. Waterlogging and traffic snarls were reported from several parts across the city.

Following heavy rains, a road caved in Vasundhara area of Ghaziabad and a three-storey building collapsed in Greater Noida's Mubarakpur. 

Delhi-NCR rains: Water-logging at several places, avoid these routes to beat the traffic

Reports of waterlogging emerged from several places, including DND (Delhi-Noida-Direct) Flyway, Noida sectors 16 and 18, Sarita Vihar, Vasundhara area in Ghaziabad and several underpasses across the Delhi-NCR.

The rains brought along the much-needed relief from the humid conditions and bringing down the mercury.

Here are the updates on Delhi-NCR rains:

26 July 2018, 16:13 PM

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26 July 2018, 15:53 PM

The roads outside Badarpur metro station witnessed water-logging. Even the underpass was waterlogged and people could be seen walking inside the water submerged underpass.

26 July 2018, 11:39 AM

 A rickshaw ride in flooded streets of Noida Sector 16: 

26 July 2018, 11:29 AM

More traffic advisory issued by Delhi Police. Please avoid these stretches.:

  • Traffic is affected at Anand Parvat Gully No. 10 & Mundka Red Light near Metro Pillar no. 484. 
  • Traffic is affected at R/A Loni, Iron Bridge, Tikona Park, Welcome Cut &  Hanuman Mandir near Lal Quila. 
  • Traffic is affected at R/A Loni, Iron Bridge, Tikona Park, Welcome Cut &  Hanuman Mandir near Lal Quila. 
  • Traffic is affected at 11 Murti & Jagat Puri Red Light towards Karkardooma Court due to water logging.
  • Traffic is affected at 11 Murti & Jagat Puri Red Light towards Karkardooma Court due to water logging.

26 July 2018, 11:17 AM

Latest Traffic Alert in Delhi. Commuters are advised not :

  • Obstruction in traffic from Lal Kuan to Badar Pur due to waterlogging. Motorists are advised to use Road No. 13 Anand Mai Marg.
  • Traffic is affected Under Chatta Rail due to waterlogging.
  • Traffic is affected at Sarita Vihar Under Pass due to waterlogging
  • Traffic is affected at Ganesh Nagar Chowk, Ali Village Red Light, RTR T-Point & Zakir Hussain College on JLN Marg due to waterlogging.

Traffic advisory issued by Delhi police

26 July 2018, 11:10 AM

Traffic jam is being reported from the following areas:

  • Mayapuri Chowk
  • Khajuri Chowk
  • Geeta Colony 
  • DND
  • Barapullah
  • Lodhi Road
  • Mayur Vihar Phase III

26 July 2018, 11:07 AM

Traffic jam is being reported from Noida's Mahamaya Flyover, Crossings Republik nearby National Highway NH 24 in Ghaziabad, Noida Sector 12, 16 and 18. 

26 July 2018, 11:04 AM

 A road caved in Vasundhara area, causing a massive traffic jam in the region. 

26 July 2018, 11:01 AM

Heavy rains pounded several parts of Delhi. Below, vehicles are seen commuting in Mayur Vihar Phase- II area.

 

26 July 2018, 11:01 AM

Heavy rains pounded several parts of Delhi. Below, vehicles are seen commuting in Mayur Vihar Phase- II area.

 

26 July 2018, 11:01 AM

Heavy rains pounded several parts of Delhi. Below, vehicles are seen commuting in Mayur Vihar Phase- II area.

 

26 July 2018, 10:57 AM

"The sky will remain generally cloudy throughout the day. There may be spells of light to moderate rain in most parts of the city," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

 

26 July 2018, 10:57 AM

Weather officials predicted more spells of rain throughout the day. Till 8.30 a.m., the city recorded 4.6 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours and the relative humidity was 93 per cent. The minimum temperature on Thursday was recorded at 26 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season`s average. The maximum temperature was expected to hover around 34 degrees Celsius.

 

 

26 July 2018, 10:56 AM

Along with heavy rains came reports of waterlogging from several places, including DND (Delhi-Noida-Direct) Flyway, Noida sectors 16 and 18, Vasundhara area in Ghaziabad and several underpasses across the Delhi-NCR. Several users took to Twitter to share videos of watelogging.

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