Delhi weather: Traffic affected as heavy rains cause waterlogging at Ring Road
Traffic in Delhi was affected as heavy rains lashed the national capital on Monday, bringing the temperatures down to 28 degrees. The heavy downpour also caused water-logging and traffic snarls in several parts of the city including Ring Road.
The minimum temperature settled at 28 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, whereas the maximum touched 32 degrees Celsius mark. According to the reports, there has been no let up from the humid weather conditions.
Delhi: Heavy rain lashes the national capital, visuals from Feroz Shah Road. pic.twitter.com/pUCGPkxNAgANI (@ANI) July 22, 2019
The Met office had on Sunday forecast the possibility of rainfall and thundershower on Monday.
"It will be generally cloudy sky with maximum temperature touching 36 degrees mark and the minimum at 27 degrees," the Met department said.
On Sunday, while Delhi witnessed 49.2 mm rainfall, the Aya Nagar observatory recorded 106 mm, the Met department said.
Commuters faced a tough time due to waterlogging on Western Marg, Aurobindo Marg, near Sanik Farm, Captain Gaur Marg, Adhchini, Mother International School, Hamdard, Devli Road, Tigri Road Khan Pur T-point, BRT, Dada Dev Mandir, the police said.
Meanwhile, the IMD has also predicted extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places over Kerala and Mahe. It has also predicted thunderstorm accompanied by lightning very likely at isolated places over West Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal and Sikkim.