Heavy rains lash Delhi, cause traffic snarls and water-logging

By Ritesh K Srivastava | Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013 - 12:10

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed the national capital on Friday morning giving a harrowing time to hundreds of morning commuters as they found themselves stuck in traffic jams caused by water-logging.
According to reports, the downpour started early morning and continued to lash parts of Delhi for hours. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) recorded 26 mm of rain since morning.

The Met department has forecast a generally cloudy day with more rain till Sunday. "Sky will remain partly cloudy, more rainfall is expected in the day," an IMD official said.
Maximum temperature during the day will be around 33 degrees Celsius.

Since the Monsoon`s arrival in June, Delhi has received 539.6 mm of rain, 29 percent more than average.



First Published: Friday, October 11, 2013 - 09:49

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