Water enters Gurugram homes, 3 underpasses shut after heavy rain

Heavy rain on Monday morning left most spaces of Gurugram vigorously waterlogged. Something like three underpasses — at Rajiv Chowk, Hero Honda Chowk, and Iffco Chowk — were shut because of water aggregation and the city’s principle stormwater channel at Badshahpur is running at full limit.

At both the Iffco Chowk and Medanta underpass, close to Rajiv Chowk, traffic police blockaded passage focuses, while at Hero Honda Chowk underpass, they stacked barricades to keep suburbanites from entering the street.

The Signature Tower underpass is additionally waterlogged, and traffic police said that they are observing the circumstance intently and may shut down the street on the off chance that it doesn’t quit pouring by early afternoon.

Water likewise went into low-lying houses in DLF stages 1 and 3, and Suncity Township in the first part of the day.

Morning traffic was likewise hit by waterlogging, with Sohna Road, Mehrauli-Gurgaon (MG) Road, Rajiv Chowk, Hero Honda Chowk, CH Bakhtawar Singh Road, Jharsa Chowk, Bakhtawar Chowk the most noticeably awful influenced. Traffic on the principle carriageways of the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, in any case, to a great extent stayed unaffected, notwithstanding the Narsinghpur-Khandsa stretch, inverse Badshahpur channel, which is vigorously immersed with water.

At each of these stretches, workers said they required 15-30 minutes to cross the influenced regions.

Gurugram traffic police gave customary updates over web-based media with respect to regions that are seriously waterlogged, including Suncity Township, Iffco Chowk, Naharpur, Hero Honda Chowk, Medanta underpass, Signature Towers, Iffco Chowk underpass, Galleria Market Road, Kanhai Chowk, Wazirabad Chowk, HUDA City Center, Sector 4/7/9 Chowk, Himgiri Chowk, the region around Mini Secretariat, Basai Road and advised workers to stay away from these stretches and plan their movement in like manner.

As indicated by an Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) update from its Chandigarh office, “Moderate to extraordinary downpour likely over pieces of Panipat, Sonipat, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Gurgaon, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Ambala regions and Light to Moderate downpour likely over pieces of Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Karnal, Jind, Mewat, Palwal, Faridabad, Mahendragarh, Rewari regions and connecting regions during next 2-3 hours.”. The update was given for Monday morning (8.30am till 11.30am).

Locale organization authorities likewise gave cautions over different Whatsapp bunches around 7am, alarming inhabitants that the Badshashpur channel is running at full limit.

“Badshahpur channel (running) at full limit. Till its level descends there will be waterlogging as it is the (fundamental) hotspot for waste of water. Hopefully downpour force debilitates or stops,” the alarm shared by delegate chief Yash Garg read.

Badshahpur channel conveys almost 70% of Gurugram’s water.

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