In the Advisory, Delhi Traffic Police stated that the incessant rainfall in Delhi and surrounding areas has resulted in a rise in the water level of Yamuna. “Furthermore, the release of water from Hathni Kund Barrage has heightened the risk of flood-like conditions in low-lying areas in the vicinity of Yamuna River,” it said.
Informing about the areas where traffic movement is regulated, it said that in view of the water level in Yamuna reaching the danger mark of 207.5 meters, movement of traffic on the Outer Ring Road between Wazirabad Bridge and Vikas Marg, and Mahatma Gandhi Road between Kalighat Mandir and Delhi Secretariat roads are regulated.
“The commuters should take the alternate routes for North-South Movement including Outer Ring Road to Wazirabad Bridge to Yamuna Marginal Bandh Marg to Pushta Road to Vikas Marg, and Outer Ring Road to Arihant Marg to Mahatma Gandhi Marg to Vikas Marg,” the advisory stated.
“For the East-West Movement including Punjabi Bagh Chowk to Mahatma Gandhi Marg to Arihant Marg to Outer Ring Road to Wazirabad Bridge, and Punjabi Bagh Chowk to Mahatma Gandhi Marg to DKFO to AIIMS Chowk to Mahatma Gandhi Marg to Sarai Kale Khan to Mahatma Gandhi Marg to Vikas Marg,” the advisory added.
In view of incessant rainfall in Delhi & surrounding areas, traffic movement is expected to be affected due to rise in water level of Yamuna river. Kindly follow the advisory and suggested routes to avoid any inconvenience.#DPTrafficAdvisory pic.twitter.com/x1JVqxTNEZ
— Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) July 12, 2023