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Heavy Rain cripples normal life in National Capital Region

The monsoon fury is making its presence felt in the North of the country. Delhi and NCR too were impacted by heavy rains.

The downpour in the national capital region brought relief from the heat but also traffic woes.

In Vasundhara, more than 50 houses were evacuated after a road caved in.T he affected residents expressed concern over the state of their houses.

Ghaziabad and Greater Noida too braved the rain woes.

One person was electrocuted in Ghaziabad’s Indirapuram area and a single storey building was downed in Greater Noida’s Mubarakpur even though no one was injured in the incident.

Noida experienced traffic snarls after heavy rain in the morning. The situation normalised in the afternoon with rain water draining out.

Delhi Metro services were impacted too with movement of trains becoming sluggish.

Heavy rain disrupted normal life in Faridabad, Gurugram and some other parts of Haryana.

1 lakh 80,000 cusecs of water was released from the Hathini Kund Barrage in Yamunanagar in the state.

It is feared that the released water may lead to waterlogging in low-lying areas of Delhi.

Meanwhile, the Met dept has alerted 12 states about the possibility of heavy rain. The 12 states include Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.

Heavy rain inconvenienced people in several towns and cities of UP as well.

The downpour triggered the collapse of a 3 storeyed building in Agra.

In Muzaffarnagar, 3 persons died in rain-related incidents but the rain brought respite to farmers of the parched Bundelkhand region.

A flood-like situation was created in several parts of Himachal Pradesh.

A bridge over Baadh Ganga in Kullu was washed away by heavy rain and normal life was impacted in Mandi.

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