New Delhi, July 26: Heavy rains lashed Delhi and the National Capital Region on Thursday, leading to waterlogging and traffic snarls at various places in the city.
The meteorological department has predicted spells of rain throughout the day. Till 8:30 AM, the city recorded 4.6 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours and the relative humidity was 93 per cent.
“The sky will remain generally cloudy throughout the day. There may be spells of light to moderate rain in most parts of the city,” an India Meteorological Department official said.
“The minimum temperature recorded at 8.30 AM was 26 degree Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The humidity level was 93 per cent,” he added.
It was a heavily cloudy morning. The rain started at around 7 a.m. and several parts of the city were waterlogged.
Wednesday’s maximum temperature settled at 32.2 degrees Celsius, two notches below season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 28 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average.
A Delhi Traffic Police advisory has said that traffic is affected at Ghazipur Murga Mandi, Khajuri Chowk and Modi Mill flyover due to waterlogging. Traffic is also affected at Minto Road under bridge and Chatta Rail.