“You guys all deserve an award for being able to make it here today. I don’t know if you came here in boats or amphibious vehicles of some kind. I salute you for making it here,” he said.

Delhi and NCR witnessed a heavy downpour on Wednesday morning that caused waterlogging in many areas and massive traffic gridlocks in the national capital.

John Kerry's Visit To Religious Sites Cancelled

Kerry's proposed visit to three religious sites in the city was also cancelled as heavy rains lashed the national capital. Kerry was scheduled to visit the Gauri Shankar temple, Jama Masjid and Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib in the old Delhi area around 11 am today.

"The visit had to be cancelled due to heavy rains in Delhi," sources in the US Embassy said.

He has had a difficult time with the city's traffic since he landed on Monday night.

After concluding his speech at IIT-Delhi, John Kerry's motorcade proceeds through waterlogged Delhi.

Here are the pictures:

(With agency inputs)

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