People in Delhi and Gurugram woke up to heavy showers, lightening and thundering on the morning of August 28. Though the rain brought the soaring mercury down, but it also caused severe water-logging and traffic jams at multiple locations.
According to a report by IANS, light rains started at around 2 a.m., but it gained momentum by 4 a.m. and between 6 to 8 a.m., it turned into heavy downpour, A.R.S. Sangwan, Deputy Director National Capital Region.
More than three hours after the rains stopped around 8 a.m. , all major intersections of the city ? Rajiv Chowk, IFFCO Chowk, Netaji Subhash Chowk, Signature Towers, Atul Kataria Chowk and Hero Honda Chowk– were cluttered leading to traffic snarls.