With a large number of buses hitting the roads on Friday night to cater to the holiday exodus thanks to a three-day weekend, the city reported slow-moving traffic well into the night, particularly in Majestic area and on Old Madras Road on Friday.

The Traffic police said twice the number of private and government buses were plying to cater to the holiday rush.

“We have deputed additional traffic police as well as law and order police,” said an official from the east traffic division.