Delhi storm: 15 injured in chaos of sudden rain, automobiles broken; LG guarantees motion

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2022-06-01 00:17:43

A commuter walks past an uprooted tree, during a dust storm
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A commuter walks previous an uprooted tree, throughout a mud storm and rainfall in New Delhi, Monday, Might 30. 


  • The thunderstorm brought on a number of timber to uproot in Delhi
  • As many as 40 folks had been injured within the aftermath of the fierce rains
  • Energy and site visitors was affected in a number of elements of the nationwide capital

The fierce thunderstorm and robust winds on Monday brought on a number of timber to uproot within the nationwide capital. This broken autos and injured a number of folks in numerous elements of town. Delhi’s government-run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Nayak Hospital (LNJP) reported that 15 injured folks had been delivered to the hospital on Monday after the fierce thunderstorm. 

“There have been three-four individuals who suffered fractures resulting from timber falling on their automobiles or scooters. Some suffered accidents because the (windshield or window) glass of their autos shattered after timber fell on them, whereas some sustained head accidents. None of them is in a crucial situation,” stated LNJP Hospital’s medical director Dr Suresh Kumar.

In the meantime, the Centre-run RML Hospital in Lutyens’ Delhi, which was one of many worst-affected areas, reported practically 25 such circumstances. “Round 20-25 sufferers visited the hospital between 8 pm and 11 pm on Monday. None of them suffered critical accidents,” stated RML Hospital’s medical director Dr B L Sherwal.

Delhi LG promised a radical assessment of the explanations for the uprooting timber  

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena stated the federal government has taken a critical be aware of uprooting of timber following a storm and warranted that the difficulty might be addressed on the earliest. An announcement issued by Raj Niwas stated Saxena has requested for a radical assessment and rectification of the causes in order that such incidents should not repeated.

“Deeply distressed and anxious by the destruction, disruption and disturbance attributable to uprooting of timber as a result of ‘extreme storm’ yesterday, the Lt Governor, Shri VK Saxena has requested for thorough assessment and rectification of the causes in order that such incidents should not repeated,” a tweet from LG workplace stated.

India Tv - An uprooted tree after a dust storm accompanied by rainfall in New Delhi. 

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An uprooted tree after a mud storm accompanied by rainfall in New Delhi. 

Energy cuts and site visitors congestion in a number of elements of Delhi

The ability provide was affected in areas like Dwarka, Defence Colony, Minto Highway, Vijay Nagar, Mayur Vihar, Jangpura, Civil Traces, Palam Vihar, Mangolpuri, Karawal Nagar, Nand Nagri, Rohini, Pitampura, Burari, Bawana, Najafgarh, Nangloi amongst different locations. 

Areas near Ferozeshah Highway, Tolstoy Marg, Copernicus Highway, KG Marg, and Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla Lane had trails of motors stranded after the heavy downpour. 

India Tv - Vehicles move slowly during a traffic jam, after a thunderstorm, at Majnu ka Tilla in New Delhi 

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Automobiles transfer slowly throughout a site visitors jam, after a thunderstorm, at Majnu ka Tilla in New Delhi 

A number of timber had been uprooted within the thunderstorm 

Based on the information supplied by the Municipal Company of Delhi, no less than 215 timber had been both uprooted or broken throughout town, excluding the Lutyens’ Delhi space the place 77 timber had fallen as a result of thunderstorm on Monday night. The areas below MCD the place timber had been uprooted included Rohini, Ajmeri Gate, Dariyaganj, Sunder Nagar, Pahadganj, Narayana, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, New associates Colony, Jangpura, Bawana Depot, Azadpur, Civil Traces, Vikaspuri, Saket, Sundar Nagri, Anand Vihar, Mayur Vihar, Lajpat Nagar, ITO, and Malviya Nagar, amongst others.

India Tv - A tree fallen on a road in Mondays thunderstorm, near India Gate in New Delhi, Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

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A tree fallen on a street in Mondays thunderstorm, close to India Gate in New Delhi, Tuesday, Might 31, 2022.

Central dome of Jama Masjid broken 

In the meantime, the center dome finial of the Jama Masjid additionally suffered main injury within the heavy downpour and thunderstorm, inflicting accidents to two-three individuals. The cover at Vijay Chowk was additionally toppled within the rain.

India Tv - Broken finials of Jama Masjid following Mondays thunderstorm, in New Delhi, Tuesday

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Damaged finials of Jama Masjid following Mondays thunderstorm, in New Delhi, Tuesday

The Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari, additionally wrote to the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) to deliver down the broken portion.

“Over every week in the past, the southern minaret of the grand mosque was broken by a mud storm and rain, and an enormous block of stone had fallen off it. Fortunately, nobody was injured within the incident. However, resulting from this, different stones round it have additionally grow to be unfastened,” the Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari stated.

(With PTI Inputs)

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