Heavy rain in Delhi-NCR Live: Water logging,traffic chaos, Yamuna level high (Video)

Written by July 27, 2018 07:00

New Delhi: Incessant rain overnight that lashed the national capital and its adjoining areas affected the morning traffic on Friday as the city continued to experience moderate and scattered showers.

Meanwhile, 1,15,000 cusec of water was released from Haryana’s Hathini Kund Barrage today sending Yamuna river’s mark near the danger level. In Delhi, Yamuna was flowing at 203.83 meters just 17cm below warning level of 204 meters.

The MeT department said the city would receive one or two spells of heavy rain during the day.

Delhi, RAIN, Waterlogging

# Water logging near Zakir Hussain college due to heavy rainfall

# Water-logging near Delhi’s Ramlila Ground following heavy rainfall in the city.

# Water-logged streets from Delhi’s Civic Centre area following rainfall.

According to Traffic Police, many major areas remained disrupted due to massive water-logging, leading to traffic jams. Commuters were advised to avoid the areas where water-logging was frequent, so that traffic does not pile on more.

A 36-year-old man was killed after being electrocuted in Indirapuram’s Shipra Sun City. The incident happened on Thursday when Saroj Kan Das was coming back home after dropping his daughter to school and he came in contact with water touching a naked wire. According to locals, the electricity was cut off 30 minutes after the incident. Das was declared brought dead on arrival by a nearby private hospital.

Traffic Advisory

Traffic was affected at Ghazipur Murga Mandi, Khajuri Chowk, Modi Mil Under Flyover, SDM office Pushta Road, Raja Ram Kohli Marg from Geeta Colony to Pushta Road, Suraj Kund to Prahlad Pur & Mayur Vihar Ph-II Subway, Slip Road, Minto Road Under Bridge, Chatta Rail, Dwarka More to Road No. 201, Mayapuri Chowk & from Badarpur to Mehrauli, Ashram, Sarai Kale Khan towards Nizamuddin railway station and 11 Murti road. Commuters were advised to avoid these routes on Friday as well.

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