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Heavy downpour in NCR, police urges residents to keep calm

"Heavy rains in Gurgaon, please be advised. Be patient and maintain lane discipline, we are on the job to facilitate your movement," the Gurgaon police tweeted. There are, however, reports of major chaos on the roads of the city

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 31 Aug 2016 5:15 AM GMT

Heavy downpour in NCR, police urges residents to keep calm
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New Delhi: The Delhi traffic police issued advisories asking people to keep calm and navigate roads with discipline, as heavy rains again threaten the traffic disruption in the National Capital Region (NCR), reminding of unprecedented jam on July 29 last.

Delhi and its adjacent areas went dark on Wednesday morning leaving the city with heavy downpour and flooded roads.

Gurugram rains, flood

The police tweeted and asked the public to remain patient while on roads as the adverse weather has affected the visibility.

"Heavy rains in Gurgaon, please be advised. Be patient and maintain lane discipline, we are on the job to facilitate your movement," the Gurgaon police tweeted.

https://twitter.com/gurgaonpolice/status/770818831161909249

https://twitter.com/gurgaonpolice/status/770821593475977217

There are, however, reports of major chaos on the roads of the city.

Gurugram heavy rains

The Delhi traffic police is continuously tweeting about the waterlogged areas in Delhi:

https://twitter.com/dtptraffic/status/770835738925625344

https://twitter.com/dtptraffic/status/770835785843150848

The cab services also went unavailable in the national capital and nearby areas:

Gurugram cabs unavailable, heavy rains

Anger in office goers:

  • The angry office goers have took to twitter to express their frustration about being struck in the massive traffic jam.
  • “Traffic jams have become synonymous with rains in Delhi and adjacent areas," tweeted a local.
  • "Rain or no rain... Delhi to Gurgaon roads are always jammed," Priyanka Thakkar, a local resident, tweeted.

https://twitter.com/_sabanaqvi/status/770840497480953860

https://twitter.com/Anupamsports/status/770849722156322816

https://twitter.com/arifkhan7/status/770848863930376192

Earlier on July 29 last, the National Highway-8 had went flooded with heavy rains leaving thousands of commuters stranded for hours.

Gurugram heavy rains

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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