Delhi gets Monsoon rains for 2nd day today

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 6, 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
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

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


First Published: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 12:26

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