Date of Publication: | Fri, 23 Sep 2022 10:53 PM (IST)
Delhi NCR has been experiencing heavy rains for the past few days. IMD has announced yellow alert for rain in Delhi. It rained heavily in Delhi on Thursday. On the second day, Friday, it continued to rain throughout the day. Heavy rains are likely to occur on Saturday as well, said the Meteorological Department. Meanwhile, District Magistrates in Ghaziabad and Noida ordered closure of schools for class 1 to 8 students due to rain. Schools up to class 8 were closed in Ghaziabad and Noida on Friday too. At the same time, the Ghaziabad District Primary Education Officer has ordered closure of schools up to class 8 on Saturday i.e. September 24. In Gautam Budh Nagar, District Magistrate Suhas LY ordered closure of schools up to Class 8 on Saturday. As September 25 is a Sunday, schools will now open on Monday, September 26.
Many areas including Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad and Gurugram in Delhi were inundated due to heavy rain. Delhi Gurugram Expressway turned into a pond due to heavy rains. Knee-deep rain forced people to walk on Thursday. At this time people had to face the problem of jam. Due to reduced speed of vehicles, traffic jam was formed for kilometers. People are facing the same problem on Friday too. Due to rain throughout the day, traffic jams were formed in many parts of Noida, Faridabad, Gurugram, Ghaziabad and Delhi. Due to waterlogging and heavy rains, traffic and people’s life in cities has come to a standstill.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday that Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Ballabgarh, Ghaziabad, Gurugram and Noida will receive rain. It has been raining continuously since Thursday in these cities.
These roads in Delhi have become jammed
MB Road, Outer Ring Road, Defense Colony, RK Puram, Mahipalpur, Vayusenabad, Sangam Vihar, Adhachini, Lajpat Nagar, CR Park, Savitri Cinema Road, Nehru Place, Hauzkhas, Shahpur Jat, RK Puram, Munirka, Defense Colony Flyover, Lodhi Flyover, Modi Mill, Mahipalpur, Rajokari, Vasant Kunj, Connaught Place, Panchkuyan Road, Vikas Marg, ITO, Bahadursha Zafar Marg, Ramcharan Agarwal Chowk, Najafgarh, Ladhamansa, Chawla, Nangloi, Delhi Gate, ITO