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Heavy rains lead to waterlogging, traffic congestion in Delhi

There was heavy waterlogging under Tilak Bridge, Modi Mill Flyover, Dhaula Kuan flyover and near Welcome Metro station.


PTI 13 Jul 2018, 01:32 PM India
  • Trees fell near Ashok Vihar traffic signal and near the ILBS Hospital traffic signal in Vasant Vihar. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Heavy rains wrecked havoc in the city as commuters faced hard time navigating through waterlogged roads and faced traffic congestion.

There was heavy waterlogging under Tilak Bridge, Modi Mill Flyover, Dhaula Kuan flyover and near Welcome Metro station.

Commuters faced problems at Zakhira Flyover Kamal T-Point, Anand Parbat, Y-Point Old Railway bridge Kishan Ganj, Azad Market and near Old Iron Bridge Dharmpura.

Delhi Traffic Police kept posting updates about places where there was heavy waterlogging on its Twitter handle

"Traffic is heavy near Ramlila Ground due to heavy rain. Waterlogging was reported on the road between Sultanpur and Ghitorni road and under IP flyover. Waterlogging was also reported under Minto bridge, Raja Puri Red Light, Sec-1 Dwarka near Agrasen Hospital, Lawrence Road Industrial area, IGNOU crossing, etc," a senior police officer said.

Heavy traffic was witnessed at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg due to heavy rain.

Waterlogging was also reported at and around Mayapuri Flyover, Naraina Flyover towards Mayapuri, Bhairon Marg under Railway Bridge, Airport Road, Mathura Road from Delhi zoo to Sher Shah Suri Road, Moolchand Underpass, Near Chhatarpur metro station, Baba Khadak Singh Marg , under Defence Colony Flyover and near Shadipur Metro Station.

Trees fell near Ashok Vihar traffic signal and near the ILBS Hospital traffic signal in Vasant Vihar.

Cab companies also hiked the fares due to the rain and commuters between Delhi and Gurgaon were affected by availability of fewer cabs.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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