As many as 107 cars lying on a plot in Firozabad’s Modhashram were damaged due to the heavy rain on Thursday, September 22. The owners estimated a total loss of Rs 6 crores.
The owners said, “The municipal corporation district administration did not help to pull the vehicles out of the water and that they had to pull the cars out using a tractor at their own expense.”
The owners also stated that they had informed the District Magistrate and Municipal Corporation. “The Mayor that they should be helped in removing their vehicles,” they added.
According to the people in the area, there is still two to three feet of water in the plot. Many car owners say that their car is completely out of order and many autos were also stuck at the location.
Normal life was thrown out of gear due to the heavy rains that lashed the Delhi-NCR region on Thursday. It led to severe waterlogging and traffic jams in multiple parts of the national capital. Schools were shut in Noida and Gurugram and IMD issued a yellow alert for today.
"On September 23, all schools from class 1 to 8 in the district will remain closed,” Singh said, according to an official statement issued on Thursday night.
Private educational institutions in Gurugram were asked to declare holidays on Friday. The Gurugram administration also ordered corporate offices to work from home on Friday.