Sudden downpour after months of heatwave paralyses Delhi, over 25,000 people evacuated

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The intense rainfall caused significant traffic jams and severe waterlogging in low-lying areas.

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The rains threw normal life out of gear and the streets were water-logged inconveniencing commuters.

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Vehicles had to wade through 'tides' of water leading to traffic bottlenecks throughout the city.

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To prevent buses from getting stuck in waterlogged areas, the Transport Department has deputed teams of DTC officials at all underpasses in the city.

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Atleast one person died and six others sustained injuries after the roof of Delhi airport’s Terminal-1 collapsed amidst heavy overnight rains.

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Union Civil Aviation Minister Ram Mohan Naidu Kinjarapu reached Delhi Airport to take stock of the situation. 

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