New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed the capital on Thursday, one day after the capital received its highest rainfall in September in the last one year. For the past two days, it has been raining heavily in Delhi since morning and has continued for hours on end, causing waterlogging and heavy traffic.
Light rain with heavy thunderstorms and thunderstorms started at 30.30 am on Thursday. The temperature was 26 degrees Celsius and the humidity level was above 80 percent. Waterlogging has been reported at some more places along the road near the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS).
In the wake of incessant rains, the Indian Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for the Delhi NCR region. It also posted a tip on Twitter about the possible effects of rain.
The IMD said, “Rains are expected in some parts of Delhi and surrounding areas: 1. Slippery roads and road traffic disrupted. 2. Waterlogging in low lying areas. 3. Occasional loss of visibility. 4. Partial loss of plantations, horticulture and permanent crops.” Partial damage to weak structures.
On Wednesday, Delhi recorded 112.1 mm of rainfall in 2 hours, which is the highest one-day rainfall in September of the year. The city was devastated by the rains as several parts of the city, including Chanakyapuri, Connaught Place, ITO, Janpath and the diplomatic enclave on the Ring Road, were flooded and traffic to the national capital was cut off.
200 September 1 September September 126 in the capital. mm mm rainfall was recorded. The record was 122 till September 1 of the year. mm mm rain. The city received .65..6 mm of rain in just three hours from 30.30 am on Wednesday.
At least two trees were reported to have fallen on Wednesday.