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In Pics | Rain reigns Delhi-NCR

Record rainfall in Delhi caused disorder leading to traffic in many parts of the city

In Pics | Rain reigns Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: As the rain persisted for the third day in a row, drainage in various regions failed completely. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued an orange alert for the capital on Wednesday. Delhi received 112.1 mm rainfall, the highest one-day precipitation since 19 years.

Record rainfall in Delhi caused disorder leading to traffic in many parts of the city, including Chanakyapuri, Connaught Place, ITO, Janpath, and Ring Road.

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Many of these areas were flooded with rainwater. Moreover, many underpasses were closed as a result of waterlogging causing more problems. Metros were delayed, and many coaches were jampacked. Pedestrians faced problems in walking as did the conveyors while riding to work.

Phase 3 DLF after 3 days of rain

 

A bike wades through the street in Sector 52, Gurugram

 

Gurugram DLF Phase 3 under water

 

A jam-packed metro coach

 

Traffic jam at Faridabad, Delhi, Mathura Road

 

Pedestrians faced problems as roads became slippery(East Delhi)