Delhi gets Monsoon rains for 2nd day today
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Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 12:26
New Delhi: The city experienced monsoon showers for the second consecutive day Wednesday leading to minor traffic jams in some areas.

The city received a total of 1.1 mm of rains over the last 24 hours ending at 8.30 am, the MeT office said.

Monsoon showers returned to the city yesterday after a brief hiatus bringing relief to citizens who were reeling under high humidity and hot weather conditions.

The Met office said the city will continue to receive intermittent rains throughout the day as well as in the next couple of days.

The rains affected the flow of traffic in several areas including ITO, Janakpuri, Laxmi Nagar, R K Puram and Okhla.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 27.8 degree Celsius which is one degree above normal while the maximum temperature in the last 24 hours was recorded at 37.7 degree Celsius.

The Met office predicted a drop in maximum temperature by over three degrees tomorrow as well as on Friday due to rains.


First Published: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 12:26

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