New Delhi: Delhi-NCR region has received heavy rains in the last few days, causing waterlogging and uprooting of trees in many areas of the region. Cautioning commuters, the Delhi Traffic Police on Friday advised commuters not to walk on certain roads to avoid getting stuck in waterlogging, potholes and uprooted trees.
Delhi Traffic Police said, “Due to incessant rains in the last 24 hours in Delhi, many roads have been affected by waterlogging, uprooting of trees and potholes. Commuters are advised to plan their travel accordingly and for their convenience. Avoid these parts.” a tweet.
The traffic police said these areas have been waterlogged and should be avoided:
- Leebaspur Underpass on GT Road
- Kata Maharani Bagh Taimur Nagar on Ring Road
- CDR Chowk on Anuvrat Marg
- Andheria Mor (Gurugram direction) on MG Road and Vasant Kunj
- Under Nizamuddin bridge on Ring Road
- NH-1. At Singhu border near petrol pump
- Near Sainik Farm on MB Road
- Stretch from W-Point to Zoo Red Light on Mathura Road
- Near Central Secretariat on Pandit Pant Marg
- Ardhchini to PTS red light on Aurobindo Marg
- Near Qutub Minar on the following road
- Below Azad Market Flyover on Rani Jhansi Road
Trees are uprooted by the following routes-
- Near Shivaji Stadium on Shaheed Bhagat Marg
- Dilshad Garden on Dilshad Garden Road
- Near Qutub Minar on MB Road
- Hauz Khas Market on Hauz Khas Market Road
- Near Khel Village on August Kranti Marg
- Near Laxmibai College on GTK Road
- Red Beacon on Dwarka Road near Dwarka Sector 6,7
- Near DPS Vasant Kunj (South Side) on Vasant Kunj Road
- Near Gharaunda Apartment on Shrestha Vihar Road
- Behind Andhra Education on Press Enclave Road
- Near Shah Jat Village on August Kranti Marg
- Kalkaji Main Road on Kalkaji Road
- stretch from Nanak Piau to Laxmi Bai College on GTK Road
- Near Mrignayai Chowk in Dilshad Garden
- Lajpat Nagar Bus Stand on GT Road, Lala Lajpat Rai Marg
- Nirankari Satsang Bhawan in B Block Mangolpuri on Mangolpuri Main Road
- Near Satyavati College in Ashok Vihar on Chaudhary Gulab Singh Marg
- Near Katwaria Sarai on Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg
- Karol Bagh Hathi Chowk on Gangadhar Mandir Road
- RK Khanna Tennis Stadium on Africa Avenue Road (towards IIT)
- Africa Avenue Tennis Stadium on Africa Avenue Road
- Near Khel Village on August Kranti Marg
The pits are located:
- Azad Market Chowk, R/A Idgah on Rani Jhansi Road
- Ring Road Near Satya Niketan Moti Bagh
- Patel Chowk to Ashok Road
- Near RML Hospital on Talkatora Road
- Near INA Market on Aurobindo Marg
- Azad Market near DCM Chowk
- Telco T-Point, Dauli Piau Najafgarh Road
- Rafi Marg in front of NITI Aayog
- Peeragarhi Chowk on Rohtak Road
- Near Swami Dayanand Hospital in Seemapuri
- MB Road Near Karni Singh Shooting Range
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department on Friday issued a yellow alert for rain in the national capital and warned citizens about it.
A yellow alert has been issued to citizens to be prepared for the next two-three days following torrential rains in Delhi and its adjoining areas. Due to this heavy rain, water-logging occurred at many places in Delhi and the National Capital Region.
The weather forecasting agency in its All India Weather Summary and Forecast Bulleting by IMD this morning said, “A Western Disturbance roughly moves as a trough in the mid-troposphere, under whose influence, the present round of rain is moving to the northwest. Likely to continue. India will cut back after that for the next few days.”
It informed that today there is a possibility of widespread rain with isolated heavy rains over Madhya Pradesh and Haryana also.
“Very widespread/widespread light to very heavy rain and thundershower/lightning over Madhya Pradesh & Haryana on 23rd, Uttarakhand & West Uttar Pradesh during 23rd to 25th Sept, East Uttar Pradesh & East during 23rd, 25th & 26th Sept. / Moderate rainfall likely over Rajasthan on 23rd & 24th September 2022.” Today very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over West Uttar Pradesh and Assam and Meghalaya.
It further informed about widespread light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls and thunder or lightning expected over Arunachal Pradesh on Friday and Saturday.
The IMD also informed that the Ridge (Delhi) in the plains recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 20.8 degree Celsius on Thursday, while the maximum temperature was recorded below normal (-5.1 degree Celsius) at most places in Haryana, Chandigarh. and Delhi.
(with ANI inputs)