Heavy rains lashed the national capital this afternoon and led to traffic snarls and congestion in various parts. At the peak of the rush hour, commuters were stuck in traffic in and around areas like Lutyens Delhi, Sarita Vihar, Lajpat Nagar, Greater Kailash. The weather office has forecast more rain through the day and the maximum temperature is expected to reach 37 degrees Celsius.
Yesterday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, and minimum temperature settled at 28.3 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average. The Meteorological Department has forecast further rains through the day and a relative humidity at 75 per cent.
Here are the updates on rain in Delhi :
I wonder what part of Delhi receives such heavy rain. West Delhi is cursed or something?- Arif Iqbal (@TheAdvIqbal) August 10, 2018
Traffic Alert- Delhi Traffic Police (@dtptraffic) August 10, 2018
Traffic is affected under Modi Mil Flyover(both carriageways) & Mathura Road towards Bhairon Road due to water logging. Kindly avoid these stretches.
Delhi was hit by heavy rains this afternoon that triggered heavy congestion and waterlogging in many parts of the national capital."