Rains lash Delhi, throw traffic out of gear
New Delhi: Widespread rains lashed the national capital region today keeping the mercury below normal levels even as citizens had a tough day as roads were water-logged leading to major traffic snarls at many places.
The Safdarjung observatory recorded 76.5 mm rainfall while areas under Palam, Ridge and Ayanagar observatories received 47.4 mm, 52 mm and 57 mm of rainfall respectively.
Traffic congestions were witnessed on Ring Road, Outer Ring Road ITO, at stretches between Lajpat Nagar and AIIMS, Dhaula Kuan and Naraina, Wazirpur and Azadpur, and in Connaught Place today.
Extreme muggy weather conditions persisted as humidity levels were recorded between 72 and 90 per cent causing much discomfort to people in the city.
The maximum temperature was recorded at 32.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below the normal while the minimum settled at 27.7 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal.
On the weather tomorro, the Met department said, "It will be generally cloudy. Rains and thundershowers would occur in some areas tomorrow. The maximum and minimum temperature is likely to be around 33 and 27 degrees Celsius respectively."
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