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Widespread 'oil rain' in Delhi makes all roads slippery, minor mishaps reported
The police and the fire service department ruled out any possibility of 'oil rain' on Delhi roads even as bikers reported several skidding mishaps at several places after a rain in the evening. The police had to temporarily close some roads in South Delhi as they became too slippery. Officials said the dust and mud and other materials on the roads might have got mixed in the rain to form some new substance.

NEW DELHI, Nov 16: In a quirk of a phenomenon, Delhi the Capital of India on Sunday experienced what has been described in haste as an 'oil rain'. Drivers, especially bikers, on the roads from several areas reported the strange happening and the Delhi Fire Service received 55 calls.

The incident followed a light rain in the evening and the oil-tinged roads became slippery. And there were minor road mishaps too. It was around dusk. Police had to close a road in South Delhi as it became accident-prone.

The fire service officials said that due to the rain, a formation of dust, mud and other materials made the roads slippery, despite the fact that reports came from all parts of the city. And they closed the matter.

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