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Heavy rain causes waterlogging, disrupts traffic in Gurgaon

Delhi rains: Many residents took to Twitter and complained about waterlogging that paralysed their normal lives in parts of Delhi. Pictures and videos of vehicles and people wading through ankle-deep muddy rainwaters are doing rounds on social media.

Heavy rains cause waterlogging, disrupt transport in Gurgaon

People in Delhi and NCR woke up to heavy showers on Tuesday morning. The rains led to the disruption of road traffic due to severe waterlogging in several areas, especially in Gurgaon. Multiple schools were reported as closed due to the disruption of road traffic. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Heavy rains cause waterlogging, disrupt transport in Gurgaon

Many residents took to Twitter and complained about waterlogging that paralysed their normal lives in parts of Delhi. Pictures and videos of vehicles and people wading through ankle-deep rainwaters are doing rounds on social media. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Heavy rains cause waterlogging, disrupt transport in Gurgaon

The traffic movement on the Delhi-Jaipur-Mumbai highway was severely hit due to waterlogging, Assistant Commissioner of Police Heera Singh told news agency IANS. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Heavy rains cause waterlogging, disrupt transport in Gurgaon

More than 2,000 police personnel have been deployed to handle the situation. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Heavy rains cause waterlogging, disrupt transport in Gurgaon

The Delhi Traffic Police has been sending traffic alerts through its official Twitter handle to inform commuters about routes to avoid as a measure to reduce traffic congestion. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Heavy rains cause waterlogging, disrupt transport in Gurgaon

Gold Souk/Fortis Hospital road was among the worst affected areas in Gurgaon, where pedestrians had to wade through knee deep water. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Heavy rains cause waterlogging, disrupt transport in Gurgaon

“There will be a generally cloudy sky during the day with moderate rainfall and thundershower likely to occur,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)

Heavy rains cause waterlogging, disrupt transport in Gurgaon

Light rains started at around 2 am but gained momentum by 4 am, and between 6 to 8 am, it turned into heavy downpour, A R S Sangwan, Deputy Director National Capital Region, told news agency IANS. (Express Photo by Abhinav Saha)