Delhi: Heavy rain hit Delhi on Monday that provides sigh of relief to the Delhiites from the hot weather. The weather dropped down the temperature of city by 31 degree Celsius.
Due to heavy rainfall, people faced traffic jams and waterlogging situation on Monday in several areas of the city.
As per the reports, Safdarjung received 20.7 mm rains amid 8.30 am and 5.30 pm. Region that comees under Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar recorded 24.4, 18.5, 17.2, 38.9 mm rainfall, a MeT department official stated.
The highest temperature was noted 31 degrees Celsius while the lowest temperature was recorded at 2.8 degrees Celsius.
On Monday, nearby areas of Delhi including Noida, Ghaziabad, Gurugram, and Faridabad received good rainfall in the afternoon and evening as well. As per private weather forecaster Skymetweather.com, “Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and UP may persist to face light to moderate rainfall.”
In the interim, areas including DND near Okhla, Mayur Vihar, Akshardham, Nizamuddin bridge, Green Park, Ashram, Shahadra, Laxmi Nagar, ITO witnessed heavy rainfall..
Water logging situation arises in Munirka, Aurobindo Marg, Mehrauli-Badarpur Road, Saket metro station, Malviya Nagar, Dhaula Kuan, Moolchand, Dabri Mor, Motibagh, Mahavir Enclave and Rao Tula Ram flyover.
A 30-year-old businesswoman from Vasant Vihar, Chandni Arora stated, “It took me nearly double the time as I got stuck on the Outer Ring Road after the rain began around noon.”