Incessant rain leads to heavy waterlogging in Gurugram

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A stretch of Nationwide Freeway 48 from Hero Honda Chowk to Kherki Daula, a perennial water-logging level, was the worst-hit

Bringing again the haunting recollections of the monster jam within the Millennium Metropolis on July 28, 2016, incessant rain for a few hours on Wednesday morning led to heavy waterlogging on a stretch of Nationwide Freeway 48, the underpasses, many group housing societies and a majority of the interior roads, bringing town to a halt.

Although the rains led to flooding throughout town, a stretch of Nationwide Freeway 48 from Hero Honda Chowk to Kherki Daula, a perennial waterlogging level, was the worst-hit with knee-deep water on each service lanes.

Civil Defence volunteer Dharmender Fauji mentioned it rained closely for a few hours beginning round 5 a.m. and shortly the stretch was flooded. “It led to heavy visitors jam. Although visitors police and the civil defence volunteers tried to clear the visitors, it could take just a few hours earlier than the motion of automobiles turns into clean. A number of automobiles stranded on the service lane have been virtually drowned,” mentioned Mr. Fauji, deployed on the stretch together with two extra volunteers.

Moreover, heavy waterlogging was witnessed on Cyber Metropolis, Golf Course Street, Golf Course Extension Street, Sector 10, Jawala Mill Street, Sector 4-5 Chowk, Sohna Chowk close to Harish Bakery, Basai village, Sikanderpur Metro Station, Mayfield Backyard, Himgiri Chowk, Fazilpur Chowk (South Metropolis-II), Bilaspur Chowk and Mata Mandir Street. The visitors police, in a sequence of tweets, made an attraction to the residents to keep away from the waterlogged roads and plan their journey accordingly.

The rain water additionally entered a number of group housing societies within the metropolis trapping the residents inside. There have been stories of waterlogging in some underpasses within the metropolis.

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