New Delhi: At least 17 flights were diverted in the national capital between 3:20 to 4:30 PM in the evening on Friday evening due to inclement weather conditions. As predicted by the Indian Metereological Department (IMD), for the next two days, skies in Delhi will remain cloudy with chances of light to moderate rainfall.
Fresh showers lashed Delhi today and resulted in waterlogging in various places which further led to traffic disruptions. Delhi traffic police also advised people to avoid certain routes. Both Delhi and the NCR region experienced heavy rainfall on Wednesday. The national capital received more than normal rainfall last month. However, weather officials begged to differ as it said that September month saw the highest rainfall since 2011.
Meanwhile, 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.