Bus carrying 30 passengers stuck in Delhi after heavy rains

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Sep 01, 2018, 11:53 AM(IST)

Bus stuck in Delhi after heavy rains. Photograph:( ANI )

A bus carrying 30 passengers got stuck in waterlogged Ring road area of Delhi after heavy rains lashed parts of the national capital on Saturday morning.

All 30 passengers were rescued from the bus near Hanuman Mandir in Delhi's Yamuna Bazar area.

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Heavy rains coupled with strong winds lashed part of Delhi-NCR on Saturday morning.

The Delhi traffic police tweeted alerts about flooding on some roads in the city and asked people to avoid taking those routes.

A power supply was also interrupted in some areas because of the downpour.

Slow-moving traffic was reported from key roads in central Delhi. "Traffic movement is closed on Bhairon Road(both carriageways) due to waterlogging," Delhi Traffic Police tweeted.

News agency ANI reported traffic jam near ITO area in Delhi due to waterlogging caused by heavy rainfall.

The Palam observatory received 17.7 mm rainfall while the Safdarjung observatory recorded 1.4 mm rainfall on Wednesday. Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted more rains in the coming days. 

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