Delhi and Gurgaon braced for massive traffic jams as unusually heavy rain came pouring down on Wednesday morning.
The Gurgaon police advised "patience and discipline" as traffic slowed down after the first burst of rain.
Social media was full of pictures of waterlogging and clogged roads, with cars slowing down to a crawl in many areas.
Delhi police took to twitter to warn and advice people to avoid waterlogged roads and be safe.
Heavy rainfall throws traffic out of gear in several parts of Delhi, picture of water logging in Sarojini Nagar area.
Heavy rain in Delhi affects flights, IndiGo airlines' tweet warns people that delays are expected.
US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to Sisganj Gurudwara, Jama Masjid and Gauri Shankar temple has been cancelled due to heavy rains in Delhi.
The Delhi police tweeted about the waterlogged areas in Delhi:
Angry office goers are tweeting about being stuck in the massive traffic jams that have become synonymous with rain in the capital.