Heavy rain, waterlogging lead to traffic snarls in New Delhi

People in the national capital, New Delhi, and its outer edge had a tough time today morning, due to number of roads waterlogged after the overnight heavy rains.

The lowest temperature in the national capital is settling five notches above average at 13.5 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, the weather department has announced more rain the New Delhi and its surrounding areas in the second half of the day as well.

Talking to media, an official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, “The sky would remain cloudy. There would be no change in the weather pattern till Wednesday. There will be rain, thunder squalls and hailstorms due to the western disturbance.”

Further, the official said, the maximum temperature of the day is likely to be around the 19 degrees Celsius mark.

Delhi Weather feb5 300x200 Heavy rain, waterlogging lead to traffic snarls in New Delhi

Moreover, the traffic helpline official said, “We are continuously receiving calls regarding traffic jams from various parts of the city. There was water stagnation in Laxmi Nagar and Najafgarh. There were complaints from Mehrauli-Badarpur road as well.”

The highly hit areas after heavy rain in New Delhi are Dhaula Kuan, Nehru Place, Shakti Nagar, Rohini, ISBT Kashmere Gate and Vikas Marg near ITO.

It is said that Visibility at 8.30 a.m. was 800 metres and humidity 100 percent.

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