Uttar Pradesh: Heavy traffic, sluggish vehicles, and broken-down trucks

At least four vehicles collided with each other near Film City in Noida . Traffic on Noida-Greater Noida expressway, DND Flyway, Kalindi Kunj, Model Town crossing, and Haldoni Mod in Greater Noida were also slow .

On Friday, traffic flow in Noida and Ghaziabad fell victim to rain.On a misty Friday morning, visibility was so poor that at least four vehicles collided with each other near Film City.No one was hospitalized, but the vehicles were damaged.A traffic police unit rushed to the location and paved the way.

People usually drive slowly in the rain, according to Ashutosh Singh, a Noida traffic inspector.Vehicles break down and end up choking the road at times.Some bikers also huddle under flyovers, which leave a narrow area for vehicle movement and cause snarls, he said.On Friday morning, a truck broke down on Film City road near Dalit Prerna Sthal, near Dalit Prerna Sthal.

A second truck broke down near Etcher Chowk in Greater Noida, causing a snarl.Also at Honda Chowk and Parthala Chowk, there was a lot of traffic.Brajesh Kumar Sharma, a resident of Antriksh Golf View in Sector 78, had left for his office in Delhis Siri Fort district.In the morning, traffic was smooth because school buses were off the roads, and there were fewer bicyclers.

Due to flooding, commuters in Ghaziabad were hit with snarls on GT Road, Hapur Road, Meerut-Tiraha, and the NH-9 underpass.Abhishek Srivastava, a commuter, said he was stuck in Bhopura for two hours.When it rains, the traffic of 2-3 lanes narrows to just one because most people are reluctant to drive on the waterlogged areas, Anurag Kulshrestha, the president of a road safety NGO, TRAX, said, As it rains, the traffic of 2-3 lanes narrows down to just one.This causes a bottleneck.