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Heavy rains throw traffic out of gear in Delhi

US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to holy places has been postponed

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Aug 31 2016 11:33AM | Updated Date: Aug 31 2016 5:01PM

Heavy rains throw traffic out of gear in Delhi

 Vehicles stuck in traffic jam in Delhi. (Photo: ANI)

 

Heavy rains caused waterlogging in many areas and massive traffic jams in national capital on Wednesday morning, leading to people stuck on the roads.

 
"Reports of heavy traffic congestion and vehicles being stuck on roads are coming from different parts of the city since morning. We have till now received more than 100 calls of traffic jams and waterlogging," an official of the traffic helpline was quoted as saying by news agency IANS.
 
Minimum temperature on Wednesday morning was recorded at 26 degree Celsius, one notch below the season's average.
 
The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 32 degree Celsius.
 
In the meantime, US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to holy places in the city has been postponed due to heavy rains.
 
He was scheduled to visit Sisganj Gurudwara, Jama Masjid and Gauri Shankar temple.