Delhi Weather: Heavy rain caused waterlogging in some areas
Rain hit several parts of Delhi and adjoining areas in early hours of Tuesday. Heavy rain with lightening hit areas including the Indira Gandhi International, Teen Murti Bhavan and RK Puram. Noida and Gurgaon also received light to moderate rainfall. The Delhi rain drastically brought down temperature in the national capital. The temperature that was hovering at 33 degrees Celsius came down to 26 degrees on Tuesday morning. There were reports of water-logging in some areas. The Delhi weather has become pleasant after the rain.
The India Meteorological Department or IMD had earlier predicted heavy rain at isolated places over Uttarakhand, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Vidarbha, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Konkan, Goa, Telangana and Coastal Karnataka on Tuesday.
Here are the live updates on Delhi Weather:
Waterlogging causes huge traffic jam at Delhi-Jaipur Expressway.
Due to waterlogging, there is a traffic jam near Signature Tower in Gurgaon.
After the early morning rainfall, several roads in Gurgaon are severely waterlogged. Residents are also facing traffic jams on several key roads.
Heavy rain also disrupted road traffic in Gurgaon. The traffic movement on the Delhi-Jaipur-Mumbai highway was severely hit due to waterlogging.
The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 32.7 degrees Celsius in Delhi. The humidity at 8.30 am was recorded 100 per cent.
"There will be a generally cloudy sky during the day with moderate rainfall and thundershower likely to occur," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.
In Delhi, the minimum temperature settled at 26 degree Celsius after several parts received rainfall. The weather office predicted more rain and thundershower in the day.
The road near Gurgaon's Hero Honda Chowk is waterlogged.
Delhi has received 49.6 mm rain in the last 24 hours. This is the highest rainfall in a day since 2015.
Waterlogging has slowed down traffic under the Moti Bagh flyover.
A few schools in Gurgaon have announced holiday due to bad weather. After the rain, several roads have been waterlogged in the city.
Water-logging has affected traffic going from Rajendra Prasad Road to Windsor Place.
Heavy rain and water-logging affect traffic at the road going from GTK bypass to Adarsh Nagar.
Thunderstorm between 3 am and 4 am led to the uprooting of trees, power cuts and water-logging in many neighborhoods.
Heavy rain is reported in Gurgaon. Several roads are water-logged.
Water-logging is reported on Rama Road in the carriageway from Kirti Nagar to Rama Road.
The Delhi Traffic Police are issuing advisory to people on Twitter to avoid water-logged areas.
Streets in Dhaula Kuan area was waterlogged after heavy rain hit parts of the city.
Water-logging is reported at Inderlok Chowk towards Zakhira, near underpass.