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Waterlogging witnessed in capital after rainfall

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light intensity rains over the national capital and nearby areas for the next two hours.

SNS | New Delhi |

After witnessing heavy rainfall in the capital in last twenty-four hours, Delhi is witnessing waterlogging at many places across capital. Meanwhile, the Delhi Traffic Police in its latest advisory said that the MB road in Delhi has been closed due to the waterlogging at Pulprahladpur underpass and suggested alternate routes for commuters.

Several areas in Delhi and its adjoining parts witnessed waterlogging due to heavy rainfall, leading to slow movement of traffic and road blockages early on Monday. Many users took it to social media to complain about the slow traffic movement.

The Delhi Traffic Police in its latest advisory said that the MB road in Delhi has been closed due to the waterlogging at Pulprahladpur underpass and suggested alternate routes for commuters.

“Traffic advisory – Due to waterlogging at Pulprahladpur underpass MB road is closed. Road users may take alternate routes going towards Mehrauli Mathura road underpass Sarita vihar flyover Or Modi mill flyover and vice versa towards Badarpur,” the traffic police said in a tweet. The authorities were also responding to the complaints from many users in Twitter over slow-moving traffic on roads, especially those around Delhi’s entry points.

“@dtptraffic chaotic situation at Ghazipur poultry market,” said one user while another user tweeted ” heavy traffic jam at kapashera border no traffic police to manage traffic.”

Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light intensity rains over the national capital and nearby areas for the next two hours. “Light intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Baraut, Agra, Mathura, Hathras, Sonipat, Gannaur, Gohana, Sohana, Jhunjunu, Pilani during next 2 hours,” the IMD said in a tweet earlier on Monday. The weather bureau has also said that thunderstorms with moderate intensity rainfall could be expected in some places in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

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