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Delhi receives highest one-day rain for August in 13 years: IMD

  • The IMD had issued an orange alert for the national capital on Saturday with predictions of “moderate to severe thunderstorm with lightning” leading to possible casualties to people and animals staying outdoors.
The incessant rainfall caused major traffic snarls; waterlogging was reported from many roads and barricades put up on many stretches and underpasses of Delhi. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
The incessant rainfall caused major traffic snarls; waterlogging was reported from many roads and barricades put up on many stretches and underpasses of Delhi. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Aug 21, 2021 04:52 PM IST
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Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Waterlogging: Delhi govt tells departments to take quick action

Urban development minister Satyendar Jain issued the directions to senior officers of the PWD and flood and irrigation department on Thursday after chairing a meeting on waterlogging
Waterlogging at an underpass after heavy rains in Yamuna Bazar, New Delhi, on August 1. Urban development minister Satyendar Jain chaired a meeting on waterlogging which was attended by senior officers of the PWD and flood and irrigation department Thursday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Waterlogging at an underpass after heavy rains in Yamuna Bazar, New Delhi, on August 1. Urban development minister Satyendar Jain chaired a meeting on waterlogging which was attended by senior officers of the PWD and flood and irrigation department Thursday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 02:47 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

PWD finds waterlogging fix for 7 seasonal trouble spots in Delhi

PWD, which manages most of the arterial roads in the city, has identified seven most vulnerable points where waterlogging has been a chronic problem. It will implement short and long-term measures to tackle the issue.
A waterlogged stretch in Delhi. PWD has identified 7 problem spots and short- and long-term solutions to tackling waterlogging in the stretches. (Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)
A waterlogged stretch in Delhi. PWD has identified 7 problem spots and short- and long-term solutions to tackling waterlogging in the stretches. (Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 03, 2021 03:18 AM IST
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By Pankhuri Yadav, New Delhi:

Photos: Delhi-NCR witnesses season’s first spell of very heavy rain

An elderly commuter attempts to cross a waterlogged stretch near ITO in New Delhi, on July 19. After a weeks-long wait, the hot, humid days in Delhi on July 19 gave way to the season’s first spell of heavy rain, which proved to be a nightmare for motorists and commuters across the city.(Raj K Raj / HT Photo) 10
An elderly commuter attempts to cross a waterlogged stretch near ITO in New Delhi, on July 19. After a weeks-long wait, the hot, humid days in Delhi on July 19 gave way to the season’s first spell of heavy rain, which proved to be a nightmare for motorists and commuters across the city.(Raj K Raj / HT Photo)
Published on Jul 20, 2021 03:11 PM IST
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Frequent waterlogging in Delhi forces cabinet reshuffle

Chief secretary Anshu Prakash has also called a meeting of all stakeholders on Wednesday to find a solution to the problem of water logging.
A bus is seen stranded under the Minto road bridge after heavy rainfall in New Delhi on Monday, July 16, 2018.(Sushil Kumar/ HT Photo)
A bus is seen stranded under the Minto road bridge after heavy rainfall in New Delhi on Monday, July 16, 2018.(Sushil Kumar/ HT Photo)
Published on Jul 18, 2018 09:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami

‘Shocking state of affairs every year’: Delhi HC slams authorities over waterlogging

On Friday, heavy rains lashed Delhi affecting traffic at various intersections and led to waterlogging on several roads.
On Monday, Delhi received the third heaviest shower this season after the onset of monsoon.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
On Monday, Delhi received the third heaviest shower this season after the onset of monsoon.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 17, 2018 11:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Richa Banka
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