Traffic chaos, waterlogged streets ahead as Delhi rains to reappear

Traffic chaos, waterlogged streets ahead as Delhi rains to reappear

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At 68 mm, heavy Delhi rains make a comeback

Those who were waiting for Delhi rains to show up from a long time now have a reason to rejoice as Delhi and the adjoining regions are expected to welcome good Monsoon showers with arms wide open once again. However, with the prediction of good spells also arises the issues pertaining to traffic chaos and waterlogged streets that the capital of the country has always been infamous for during rains.

August ended on a rainy note for Delhi and its adjoining regions and thus the hope of a rainy September inhabited the minds of Delhiites. However, the month of September, on the other hand, was a complete antagonist of the previous month with rains almost remaining absent from showing upon Delhi and it nearby Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad, and Faridabad.

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And now, it’s almost fortnight that Delhi and NCR have seen rains and the last rainy spells that Delhi and NCR have recorded were on September 6. Henceforth, the city has remained dry. But now, good Monsoon showers are being forecasted by Skymet Weather for Delhi and NCR.

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In fact, light rains are likely to drench the national capital and its surrounding areas by tonight itself. By tomorrow, that is September 22, the rains will show up a fiercer face with the intensity of the rainfall activity pacing up.

On one hand, the pleasant weather across Delhi and NCR will cheer up the Delhiites, on the other hand though people of Delhi and NCR would have to battle with increased traffic jams and submerged roads. Hence, Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has guided Delhiites to stay cautious and be prepared for the forthcoming rainy chaos.

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