Heavy Rains lash Delhi-NCR: Roads Flooded, Waterlogging Hits Traffic

Delhi, Sept 2 : Heavy rains lashed Delhi and NCR on Sunday morning and several cases of waterlogging is being reported. While waterlogging and flooded roads  has been reported from several parts of Delhi as the  downpour for the second consecutive day brought respite to residents of the national capital after days of humidity.

 However, with some busy roads flooded, traffic is likely to be hit in some parts of the city.

Waterlogging reported at Karan Singh Shooting Range T-point on MB Road and Netaji Subhash Marg to GPO Chhatta Rail, Okhla Sabzi mandi Gate No. 1 and Gate No. 2, Modi mill flyover.

K Sathi Devi, Scientist of India Meteorological Department, said, “For the next two days, rain and thunderstorm will continue in Delhi. In Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi there is warning of heavy rainfall in isolated pockets for three days.”

rt was a rainy Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average.


“The sky will be generally cloudy with light to moderate rain or thundershowers,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 30 degrees Celsius.

At 8.30 a.m., humidity was 95 per cent. The Met department said that the city has received 24.6 mm of rainfall during the last 24 hours.

Saturday’s maximum temperature settled at 29.4 degrees Celsius, five notches below the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 23.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average.

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