Delhi rain: The weather office has forecast light rain in the city today.
Heavy rain lashed Delhi and neighbouring areas early this morning, bringing some relief for the residents of the national capital. The minimum temperature was recorded at 23.5 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average. The Met forecast more spells of rains and thundershowers to occur during the day. "The sky will be generally cloudy with light to moderate rains," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.
Slow-moving traffic was reported from key roads in central Delhi. "Traffic movement is closed on Bhairon Road(both carriageways) due to water logging," Delhi Traffic Police tweeted.
People posted photos of flooded roads and heavy traffic jams in Delhi and NCR. The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 32 degrees Celsius.
The humidity was 100 per cent at 8.30 a.m. There was 25.5 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours.
Friday's maximum temperature settled at 34 degrees Celsius, normal for the season, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.
Here are the updates on Delhi rain:
Water logging at Sec-12 RK Puram Mahatma Gandhi Marg.
Traffic is affected at Jungpura Metro Station Gate No. 3 due to water logging.
Traffic is affected at Azad Pur Mandi due to water logging.
Water logging at Jain temple in Chandni Chowk The humidity was 100 per cent at 8.30 a.m. There was 25.5 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours. Motorists had to navigate through busy roads Water logging at Murga Mandi in east Delhi
Power distribution company, BSES, said that electricity supply is affected in some areas due to heavy rain and water logging.
Naraina Vihar in south-west Delhi has also witnessed morning showers Slow-moving traffic was reported from key roads in central Delhi The weather office on Friday had already forecast light rain in the city today.
Water logging reported at Iron Bridge Loni Road, Khajuri Chowk Wazirabad Road, Bhajan Pura Main Market Wazirabad Road, R/A Loni, Apsara Border, Yamuna Marg, IP College MGM Road Ring Road, Under IP Flyover Vikas Marg, Chatta Rail Lothian Road," Delhi Traffic Police tweeted