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Waterlogged roads near Faridabad IBT Media

Heavy rains flooded parts of Delhi in the early hours of Tuesday making commute very difficult. Parts of NCR, Indira Gandhi International Airport, Teen Murti Bhavan and RK Puram were some regions which witnessed heavy spells of rain between 3 am and 4 am.

The rains, along with thunder and lightning, led to waterlogging, power cuts, and tree falls in the national capital, according to NDTV.

Nishtha, a resident of Jakapuri, has to travel to Faridabad every day. She said, "We can't see the roads and it is so dangerous to travel by road now."

Mehak, another resident travels from Gurgaon to Noida. "It is very difficult to travel via the DND Bridge (Delhi-Noida-Direct flyover). There is water everywhere end in some cases like autos, water is entering the vehicles, and everyone is getting delayed. The traffic is so bad that no one is moving".

According to Hindustan Times, the Indian Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, Sub­Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Konkan, Goa, Telangana and Coastal Karnataka on Tuesday.

Residents of Delhi have been tweeting with the hashtag #DelhiRains and have been posting photos since the morning of waterlogged roads and the traffic jams in the region.