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Heavy rain triggers waterlogging, traffic jams in parts of Delhi-NCR

The morning showers slowed down traffic movement on several roads due to waterlogging. 

Heavy rain triggers waterlogging, traffic jams in parts of Delhi-NCR
Image Courtesy: Twitter/@ANI

New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed Delhi and parts of the National Capital Region (NCR) on Tuesday morning, thus bringing the temperature down a notch and throwing normal life out of gear. 

The morning showers slowed down traffic movement in several parts of the national capital due to waterlogging. Meanwhile, commuters were forced to take shelter at a bus stop.

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The Delhi Traffic Police on its official Twitter handle also informed that traffic is affected from GPO to Nigam Bodh Ghat due to waterlogging near Kela Ghat and also at Khyber Pass towards Model Town. 

Approximately 35 per cent less rainfall than usual has been recorded in Delhi so far.

According to Skymet Weather,  Delhi-NCR is expected to witness light to moderate rainfall till August 7.