Delhi: Massive rain hit Delhi and nearby areas on Thursday due to which people witnessed the situation of waterlogging and traffic jamming. The temperature of city drop down on Thursday. According to Safdarjung observatory, Delhi faced 59 mm rainfall amid 8.30 am and 5.30 pm. In year 2016, Delhi got 63.1 mm rainfall on August 31.
Several areas involving Lodhi Road, Palam, Ayanagar and Ridge witnessed 42.6 mm, 23.8 mm, 35.3 mm and 22.6 mm rain correspondingly amid 8.30 am and 5.30 pm. The showers provoked a plunged in mercury with the utmost temperature noted at 32.2 degrees Celsius while the lowest temperature was 26.6 degrees. On Thursday, the humidity level recorded amid 100 and 76 per cent.
The Indian Meterological Department has predicted light to moderate rainfall at various places. The city will face heavy rain at remote areas on Friday. “The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover at 32 and 25 degrees respectively,” it added. On Wednesday, the highest temperature was noted at 35.5 degrees, on the other hand, the lowest was noted 27.6.
“I was stuck in the automobile overload for just about three hours. This is the carriageway towards Safdarjung. A large portion of the activity growls in the capital appear to be caused by old DTC transports separating at the smallest trace of rain,” Vinay Kumar expressed, a local of Hauz Khas.
“We were set up for roads turned parking lots however because of waterlogging, we faced some trouble in dealing with the circumstance. It took us over 30 minutes to clear the movement,” expressed Vijay Singh, DCP Traffic, Southern Range.