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Flooding, Jams In Delhi Amid Heavy Rain, House Collapses

Flooding, Jams In Delhi Amid Heavy Rain: On Wednesday, the national capital, Delhi witnessed a heavy downpour during the early hours. Neighboring regions like Ghaziabad and Noida witnessed a similar pattern of rainfall along with a sudden dip in temperature. The heavy rainfall left some parts of Delhi and Gurgaon flooded, causing lengthy site visitors jam in many areas of the capital.

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Key stretches of main roads within the metropolis are flooded due to heavy rain, as per the PTI. To deal with the situation Delhi Traffic police have released alerts on their official Twitter account. The Traffic police have warned the Delhi people of lengthy traffic jams and breakdowns.

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“Traffic Alert

Obstruction in traffic from  Dhaula Kuan towards Punjabi Bagh due to the breakdown of an MMV. Kindly avoid the stretch.” Delhi Traffic Police tweeted along with other tweets on their official Twitter account.

The India Meteorological Department’s Prediction

The weather forecaster department, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted more than expected in the national capital.

Explaining the reason for the heavy rainfall in the nationwide capital IMD said south-westerly winds flowing from the Arabian Sea and south-easterly winds flowing from the Bay of Bengal are increasing the moisture in the capital area. Thus, leading to heavy rainfall.

After the heavy rain in the nation’s capital, the internet was flooded with the pictures of Delhi’s rainfall.

A Building Collapsed in Agra and Nangloi

In Uttar Pradesh’s Agra, which is around 200 km from Delhi a building collapsed after a heavy downpour in a single day while another building collapsed in Delhi’s Nangloi.

The consultant figures suppliers of the town, Safdarjung Observatory, recorded 139.2 mm rainfall on Wednesday while Gurugram weather station recorded 15.8 cm of rainfall on Thursday morning. Most of these heavy downpours were recorded during the early three to five hours.

According to the experts, Delhi’s monsoon can be a mess due to a lack of desilting, an old drainage plan, and no percolation.

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