First monsoon shower leads to waterlogging
The first monsoon shower lead to waterlogging in Okhla on Thursday, bringing the much required relief from the oppressive heat of Delhi. At places the area saw traffic snarl and waterlogging.
The rain brought the familiar sight of waterlogged streets in Okhla.
In other parts of Delhi due to the waterlogging, the traffic police had to shut Pul Prahladpur underpass for vehicular movement on Mehrauli-Badarpur Road leading to commuter woes.
Not only city areas but border points specially Delhi-Noida border, Chilla border, UP Gate, Delhi-Gurugram road experienced heavy traffic snarls as rain lashed Delhi on Thursday morning.
Roads that witnessed waterlogging include Pragati Maidan tunnel, Delhi-Meerut Expressway near Vinod Nagar, Pul Prahaladpur underpass, Rao Tula Ram flyover, Sadar Bazar, AIIMS underpass, Aurobindo Marg, near Chirag Delhi flyover, Som Bazar Najafgarh, IP Estate in front of WHO building, under Zakhira flyover, Jahangirpuri Metro station, Loni Road roundabout and Azadpur market underpass.
A resident shared video of waterlogged places.
However, the OT could not independently check the veracity of the video and picture. Writing to the OT, one resident said waterlogging in Johri Farm. A resident of Okhla Vihar said there are some parts in Okhla which faces waterlogging problem during rain but the street was cleared in the evening.