Updates: Heavy Rain Lash Parts Of Delhi; Brings Respite From Heat

The weather office has forecast light rain in the city today. There are reports of flooded roads and heavy traffic in Delhi-NCR

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Updates: Heavy Rain Lash Parts Of Delhi; Brings Respite From Heat

Delhi rain: The weather office has forecast light rain in the city today.

New Delhi: 

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:


Sep 01, 2018
14:09 (IST)
Sep 01, 2018
13:30 (IST)
Water logging at Sec-12 RK Puram Mahatma Gandhi Marg.
Sep 01, 2018
13:27 (IST)
Sep 01, 2018
11:57 (IST)
Traffic is affected at Jungpura Metro Station Gate No. 3 due to water logging.
Sep 01, 2018
11:43 (IST)
Sep 01, 2018
11:43 (IST)
Traffic is affected at Azad Pur Mandi due to water logging.
Sep 01, 2018
11:21 (IST)
Water logging at Jain temple in Chandni Chowk

Sep 01, 2018
10:32 (IST)
The humidity was 100 per cent at 8.30 a.m. There was 25.5 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours.

Sep 01, 2018
10:06 (IST)
Motorists had to navigate through busy roads

Sep 01, 2018
09:55 (IST)
Sep 01, 2018
09:50 (IST)
Water logging at Murga Mandi in east Delhi

Sep 01, 2018
09:40 (IST)
Sep 01, 2018
09:39 (IST)
Power distribution company, BSES, said that electricity supply is affected in some areas due to heavy rain and water logging.
Sep 01, 2018
09:36 (IST)
Naraina Vihar in south-west Delhi has also witnessed morning showers

Sep 01, 2018
09:30 (IST)
Slow-moving traffic was reported from key roads in central Delhi
Sep 01, 2018
09:28 (IST)
Sep 01, 2018
09:27 (IST)
The weather office on Friday had already forecast light rain in the city today.

Sep 01, 2018
09:26 (IST)
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
Sep 01, 2018
09:26 (IST)
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