The signal system collapsed due to rain and the potholes caused by the rain led to chaos across the city on Wednesday. Due to the potholes, the speed of the vehicles was extremely slow, causing the motorists to face the dilemma and the heartache of having to navigate through the potholes.
Due to the rains in the month of July, there were potholes in the city. Due to the rains, temporary repairs were made to the potholes. It has been raining continuously for the last four days in the city and due to the rain, gravel has come out from the pits which were temporarily repaired and buried. Traffic has slowed down due to standing water in potholes and gravel lying on the roads. There was heavy rain in the city on Wednesday morning. After that, the intensity of rain in the city reduced somewhat. Due to the rain, the signal system in many parts of the city was closed, traffic was disturbed, and the traffic police were in a panic. Due to the rain, traffic slowed down as a large number of cars came on the road. Traffic was disrupted in different parts of the city due to potholes and closed signal systems.
There was a standoff in Deccan Gymkhana, Jungli Maharaj Road, Apte Road, Karve Road, RTO Chowk, Shankarsheth Road, Satara Road, Shastri Road, Solapur Road, Nagar Road. Traffic was disrupted in the area of Bajirao Road, Tilak Road, Shivaji Road in the central part. Queues of vehicles were formed due to the shutdown of the signal system.