Traffic is heavy on Rohtak Road in the carriageway from Mundka towards Nangloi due to waterlogging at Rajdhani Park Metro Station. Kindly avoid the stretch, it tweeted.
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In view of the situation, the Delhi Traffic Police has asked commuters to plan their journey accordingly. Several roads of the city have been severely waterlogged largely affecting the traffic.
Experts say flooding in urban and peri-urban areas are happening due to unplanned waste dumping and continuous disregard for natural recharge structures like ponds, wetlands, and tanks.
Traffic came to a standstill in and around central Delhi on Thursday morning due to diversions put in place owing to a Congress protest and the Kanwar Yatra coupled with waterlogging on arterial stretches.
Stormwater is a resource to conserve, but due to ill-equipped infrastructure, gushes into storm drains, sewer systems and drainage ditches, and causes soil erosion, silting, road damage, and property damage
The Palam observatory received traces of rainfall while Pitampura received 77.5 mm of rainfall. The Delhi University received 11.4 mm of rainfall whereas Najafgarh received 4 mm of rainfall.
The meteorological department has predicted a partly cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or drizzle.
The maximum temperature was recorded at 23.8 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.
Before this, the capital recorded 79.7 mm of rainfall in 1989 and 73.7 mm in 1953.
It is the highest since January 1989 when the capital received 79.7 mm rainfall.
The city has recorded 68 mm rainfall till January 22, the highest since 1995, when 69.8 mm rainfall was received.
According to IMD, the capital Delhi is likely to witness cloudy sky with moderate rainfall on Thursday.
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The national capital has received 1,005.3 mm rain so far. This is the first time since 2010 that monsoon rainfall in Delhi breached the 1,000 mm mark.
Due to waterlogging, the traffic movement at a few stretches was restricted
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'Trains are currently not stopping at Saket metro station. Entry/exit gates have been closed due to waterlogging. Services otherwise normal on entire Yellow...
'Morning rain was of high intensity so a few areas of the city witnessed waterlogging. Our field staff is on the ground and we are closely observing the...