Heavy rains lash parts of Delhi and NCR, waterlogging in several parts of city

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New Delhi, September 1 : Torrential rains lashed parts of Delhi and National Capital Region  on Saturday morning along with strong winds bringing some respite from high humidity in the city.The rains caused waterlogging and sporadic traffic snarls at several places across the city.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light showers in the area along with a cloudy weather.

Streets near Rail Bhavan  has been waterlogged following heavy rainfall in parts of the national capital;

The Delhi traffic police tweeted alerts about flooding on some roads in the city, and asked people to avoid taking those routes.


Slow-moving traffic was reported from key roads in central Delhi. “Traffic movement is closed on Bhairon Road(both carriageways) due to water logging,” Delhi Traffic Police tweeted.

On Friday, the minimum temperature settled at 28 degrees Celsius while the relative humidity level was at 8.30 am recorded at 81 per cent, according to the MeT Department.

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