19:58 PM IST: The IMD has predicted widespread rainfall in Delhi on Friday, September 23. The heavy rains have wreaked havoc on the national capital as several areas reported waterlogging, resulting in massive traffic jams.
14:06 PM IST: The Delhi Traffic Police issued a traffic advisory asking commuters to plan their journey in view of the rainfall. Many areas in Delhi witnessed traffic jams on Friday as continuous rainfall led to waterlogging in several key stretches. Traffic Alert Waterlogging has been observed on the following place:- 1.Near Hanuman Setu on Shanti van to Hanuman Mandir Carriageway. 2.Libaspur underpass. 3. Maharani Bagh Taimur Nagar cut. 3. CDR Chowk, Mehrauli towards Gurugram. 4. Andheria Mode towards Vasant Kunj. — Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) September 23, 2022
13:26 PM IST: The district officials in Gurugram used a water pump to drain the water from the Rajiv Chowk underpass near the district court. The water level on the road had risen to almost two feet. An advocate working at the court criticised the district administration and said, "Barely a day of rain and look at the water logging here. Just imagine what the rest of the city must be going through."
13:17 PM IST: Traffic movement in Haryana's Gurugram was heavily affected after rains continued to lash the city. Commuters wade through a waterlogged road.
12:08 PM IST: Visuals from the national capital region on Friday morning showed people wading through waterlogged roads amid heavy rainfall. The incessant downpour throughout the day in Delhi-NCR resulted in a chock-a-block situation on various intersections as several key connecting roads were inundated. (PTI photo) A man pushes his two-wheeler as he wades through the waterlogged Delhi-Gurugram Expressway after rainfall in Gurugram. (PTI Photo) School children in Delhi get soaked in the rain on their way to school. (PTI photo)
11:31 AM IST: Heavy rains continued to lash the national capital region for a second consecutive day on Thursday, leading to severe waterlogging in several areas. Traffic movement on key roads across the region was affected by the rainfall. Watch visuals from Gurugram where commuters are wading through knee-deep water here.
11:16 AM IST: Waterlogged roads have disturbed traffic movement near Sikanderpur metro station in Gurugram.
11:14 AM IST: The Met office has predicted light to moderate rain over and adjoining areas of Delhi-NCR for the next two hours. The areas include Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Chhapraula, Noida, Dadri, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar and Ballabhgarh.
11:09 AM IST: Rains continued to lash parts of Delhi, leading to waterlogging and affecting traffic movement in several areas of the national capital. Normal life has been thrown out of gear and more rains are expected to lash Delhi over the weekend, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned. Read more on: Delhi sees intense rain and it is expected to continue. Here's why
11:08 AM IST: As heavy rains lashed the national capital for the second consecutive day on Thursday, it led to severe waterlogging in several areas and affected traffic movement on key roads across the city. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) also issued a 'yellow alert', cautioning people about moderate rain at most places in the city on Friday. Read more on: Schools shut in Noida, work-from-home advisory in Gurugram as rain batters Delhi-NCR | Top Points
Weather department predicts more rain for Delhi-NCR on Friday | HIGHLIGHTS
September 23, 2022 20:00 IST
Incessant rains continued to lash parts of Delhi and adjoining areas, leading to waterlogging and traffic woes, disrupting daily lives for more than 48 hours on Friday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more rains in Delhi-NCR over the weekend. The heavy downpours are a result of two different weather systems converging at the same time in the region, a low-pressure area with a cyclonic circulation and a western disturbance, the Met office said. Stay tuned for more updates.