Days after the sweltering heat, Delhi, Gurgaon and adjoining areas received some respite on Friday. The afternoon sky blackened, thunder roared, torrential rain poured down and within hours the roads in Gurgaon disappeared beneath several feet of water.
Many people took to Twitter and complained about the waterlogged roads and massive jams that rain led to.
@MunCorpGurugram. So much for a proper drainage system for, what is it, India’s Manhattan? This is MG Road. @mlkhattar. Kudos on the hard work, guys. And, great traffic management too. #GurugramRains pic.twitter.com/Gw58Bl1Zqc
— Gajendra (@gajendra_05) August 2, 2019
— Anushka Yadav (@anushka_110) August 2, 2019
Many were pleased to get some relief from the scorching heat but soon after were appalled at the waterlogged roads that led them to be stuck in traffic for
Intermittent light rains are expected this week, heavy showers are likely after that, Skymet reported.