Delhi weather: Traffic movement was hit in certain areas after heavy rain on Thursday.
After heavy rain on Thursday evening, Delhi saw fresh showers today. The weather office had predicted cloudy skies and heavy rain in the city till before the weekend. Waterlogging in various parts led to traffic disruptions and the traffic police had advised people to avoid certain routes. Delhi and neighbouring areas have received above normal rain in August have widespread rainfall since the beginning of September. The weather office said this September saw the highest rainfall since 2011.
The maximum temperature was 35 degrees Celsius while the minimum settled at 27 degrees Celsius. On Wednesday's the maximum temperature was recorded at 31.1 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average, while the minimum temperature settled at 23.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.
Here are the live updates of rain in Delhi:
17 flights have been diverted in Delhi between 3:20-4:30 pm today, due to bad weather conditions: ANI
For the next two days, Skies in Delhi will remain cloudy with chances of light to moderate rainfall: IMD
"The skies will remain generally cloudy. There is possibility of ligh rain tomorrow," met officials had said.
Traffic is affected at Rajapuri Chowk & Palam Flyover towards Dwarka due to water logging. Kindly avoid the stretch: Delhi Traffic Police on Twitter.
Weather parameters today:
Wind speed: 23 km/per hour
"The sky will get generally cloudy with light or moderate rains expected during the day ahead," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said in the morning.
Few spells of rain are likely over Delhi along with Faridabad, Gurugram, Noida during next 8 hours: Skymet weather on Twitter
Delhi traffic police alert
Traffic is affected from Old Gurugram Road towards Rao Mata Din Marg Crossing & Fun N Food Village due to water logging. Kindly avoid the stretch.