India Monsoon News Live updates September 23, 2022: After rainfall through the night and early Friday morning, overcast skies and moderate rainfall with thundershowers are set to persist in Delhi on Friday. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a ‘yellow’ alert for Friday, which is a warning to ‘be prepared’. The impact expected on Friday, according to the IMD, is major traffic disruptions, increased chances of accidents and waterlogging in low-lying areas.
Heavy rains on Thursday and forecast of more in the coming two to three days had resulted in schools being shut in Noida and Greater Noida for Classes I to VIII. The District administration of the Gautam Buddh Nagar district declared Thursday that school for classes I to VIII will remain shut on Friday because of the heavy rainfall.
In Gurgaon, meanwhile, all private education institutions have been advised to remain shut. While no advisory was issued, Gurgaon bore the brunt of water logging in the Delhi-NCR region. Several parts of the NH 48, especially the low lying areas were waterlogged. The Gurgaon administration also issued an advisory asking corporate offices and private institutions in the district to guide their employees to work from home on Friday to avoid traffic congestion and to ensure smooth repair work of roads and drains.