New Delhi, Jul 29: As heavy rains lashed Delhi, traffic was thrown out of gear with vehicles moving at snail's pace on several roads due to waterlogging, causing hardships to thousands of office goers and other commuters throughout the day. Morning showers slowed down traffic on the arterial roads of the city.
Waterlogging on several roads, underpasses also resulted in heavy traffic jams on different stretches, causing hardships to the commuters.
The traffic snarl on roads leading to Gurgaon following heavy rain last evening continued with Delhi Traffic Police warning commuters to avoid NH-8 this morning.
"There is traffic jam on NH-8 near Hero Honda chowk, Gurgaon. Motorists going from Delhi to Gurgaon are advised to avoid NH-8," Delhi Traffic Police said in a tweet.
Gurgaon Police also cautioned commuters, saying that traffic situation in the city was yet to be normalized. Different roads leading to Gurgaon including NH-8 and Sohna Road were congested in the morning.
The movement of vehicles was very slow due to rains and waterlogging. Traffic was slow till afternoon on many roads due to waterlogging. Delhi Traffic Police cautioned commuters to avoid certain road stretches due to waterlogging and heavy traffic.
The movement of vehicles was hampered due to waterlogging at many places including at Bharthal Chowk on Dwarka Link Road, Wazirabad Road, Apsara roundabout, Mandoli and Rajokri flyover.
Traffic was also affected on NH-24 due to movement of Kanwarias. Heavy traffic was reported on different roads till late afternoon hours. Traffic from Rajdhani Park metro station towards Mundka metro station was hampered due to waterlogging.
Rain in the second half of the day caused waterlogging at many other places such as Pamposh Enclave, under Savitri flyover, Chirag Delhi flyover and Modi Mill flyover.