Evening showers bring Gurugram to a grinding halt
The excessive flooding was caused by overflow in Badshahpur drain due to the heavy downpour that began around 4.30 pm.
Gurugram: Heavy showers brought millennium city Gurugram to a grinding halt on Thursday evening.
Commuters were stuck for hours on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway and in many other parts of the city.
Among the worst hit areas were Hero Honda Chowk, Subhash Chowk and Sohna Road.
As per Gurgaon Police, the situation slowly started to improve after 10 pm but it will be while before the situation returns to normal.
Gurgaon Police Commissioner Navdeep Singh Virk said that the entire traffic and district police force was on roads to help commuters.
As per reports, the excessive flooding was caused by overflow in Badshahpur drain due to the heavy downpour that began around 4.30 pm.
Harried commuters vented their anger on social media:
"Total failure of administration in GURGAON, hero Honda chowk standstill from last 3 hrs," tweeted commuter, Pradip Agarwal.
"@mlkhattar sir for more than 4 hrs we r in jam to pass just 2 km at sohna rd near Subhas chk Gurgaon. This is not good for happening haryana," said another commuter, Satya Prakash Gupta.