Heavy rain lashed Delhi and various parts of Hyderabad. Around seven people have been died in Hyderabad, four from a family in Ramanthapur at Uppal and three of another family at Bholakpur in Musheerabad. Hyderabad has received around 95.75mm of rainfall in two hours.
The rainfall led to huge traffic jams in New Delhi on Wednesday morning. The roads of Gurgaon also got choked due to waterlogging.
Traffic helpline officials told, “The roads were flooded with calls of traffic jams and waterlogging across the national capital.”
“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 said.
The meteorological department said, “The city received 3.9 mm rain till 8.30 a.m.”
“The sky will be generally cloudy throughout the day,” an official of the India Meteorological Department said.
Due to heavy lightning five persons were wounded in Delhi including two women and many other childrens.
The name of the wounded persons had been identified as Kiran (37), her two sons — Himanshu (14) and Mohit (12), Sashi (30) and Jaikishan (35), a senior police officer said.