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Hundreds of commuters, including women and children, were stuck on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway for many hours after heavy rain left the Hero Honda Chowk in Gurugram inundated.[/caption]
In order to help Gurgaon authorities to release the traffic from the NH8,Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday directed NHAI Chairman to send a team of officials to NH8 immediately.
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From Thursday evening, the city witnessed the heavy traffic jam for more than 12 hours after the incessant rain left the Hero Honda Chowk in Gurugram inundated.
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The Gurgaon Police posted some pictures at noon, which show that the traffic condition was improving in some areas now.
Haryana Chief Secy DS Dhesi also said that the truck movement is regulated in the area, Honda Chowk is being cleared and now traffic is moving slowly.
The situation was so worse in the city that the authorities have ordered all the schools to remain close for two days.