Heavy Rain Caused Waterlogging And Traffic Interruption In Parts Of Delhi.
Rain in Delhi: Due to heavy downpours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange warning to the capital.
Earlier this morning, heavy rain hit parts of Delhi and its neighboring areas. Many parts of the capital were flooded, causing traffic congestion in the city. Due to the downpour, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange warning to the capital.
IMD officials said that the city recorded 112.1 mm of rain in the past 24 hours, which is the highest record in at least 12 years. In 2010, the rainfall in the capital on September 20 was 110 mm.
It has been raining in Delhi since yesterday morning. Previously, IMD had predicted that there will be moderate to severe thunderstorms and showers in parts of Delhi-NCR… IMD wrote on Twitter, Delhi, NCR-Gurugram, Manesar, Faridabad , Ballabhgarh, Tosham, Bhiwani, Jhajjar, Narnaul, Mahendargarh, Kosali and other remote areas nearby will see strong and heavy rainfall. ”
The Delhi traffic police said that floods were found near the red traffic lights at Lajpat Nagar Metro Station, Lala Lajpat Rai Marg, Aurvindo Marg near AIIMS flyover, Jungpura Metro Station, from AIIMS to Moolchand, and from Moolchand to Azad Market Metro to Pratap Nagar.
In addition, the Delhi traffic police also reported that the Zakhira underground passage was also closed due to waterlogging.
Delhi may rain more during the day. It is expected that the rainfall in the capital from September 1 to 4 is still under forecast.