Delhi rain: Heavy rainfall lashes national capital for second consecutive day, brings mercury level down

02 September 2018, 11:50 AM
Delhi weather: Heavy rainfall lashes national capital for second day (File Photo)
Delhi weather: Heavy rainfall lashes national capital for second day (File Photo)

Delhi-NCR woke up to heavy rains on Sunday morning as the weather Gods continue to spray a sense of relief to the residents of the national capital from scorching heat and humid conditions. The weather in the national capital have largely been hot and humid but rainfall in last couple of days have brought the mercury level down. However, there were reports of waterlogged roads from some parts of Delhi, slowing down weekend traffic.

Reports of water-logging emerged from Delhi's South Avenue area following heavy rains as commuters suffered with slow traffic.

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The minimum temperature is predicted to be at 26 degree while the maximum hovers around 32.

The weather department has forecast dark sky with moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers in parts of Delhi-NCR on Sunday.

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"The sky will be generally cloudy with light to moderate rains," an official at India Meteorological Department said.

Heavy rainfall on Saturday had caused waterlogging in several parts of Delhi as a city bus was spotted stuck at Ring Road in Yamuna Bazar area where about 30 passengers were stranded only to be rescued later.

First Published: Sunday, September 02, 2018 09:43 AM
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