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Heavy rains lash capital

The Met department has predicted more rains and thunderstorm in the Capital throughout the day
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First Published: Tue, Feb 05 2013. 10 51 AM IST
The rain gauges measured 1.8mm of rainfall for a period of 24 hours till 8am. The rains, which started late last night, continued this morning. Vehicular movement was affected in several areas due to low visibility and waterlogging. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint
The rain gauges measured 1.8mm of rainfall for a period of 24 hours till 8am. The rains, which started late last night, continued this morning. Vehicular movement was affected in several areas due to low visibility and waterlogging. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint
New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed the national Capital on Tuesday, throwing traffic out of gear in many parts of the city due to waterlogging. The Met department has predicted more rains and thunderstorm in the Capital throughout the day.
The rain gauges measured 1.8mm of rainfall for a period of 24 hours till 8am. The rains, which started late last night, continued this morning. Vehicular movement was affected in several areas, including ITO, Vikas Marg and South Extension due to low visibility and waterlogging.
Commuters at Andrew Ganj, Mahipalpur, Hari Nagar, IIT crossing to Adchini, Yusuf Sarai Market, Munirka flyover, Badarpur border, Wazirpur industrial area, Ashok Vihar, Laxmi Nagar, Mahipalpur and Lala Lajpat Rai Marg suffered due to waterlogging.
The minimum temperature was recorded at 11.7 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal, but the wind added to the chill in the air. The maximum temperature in the last 24 hours was recorded at 19.3 degrees Celsius, which is three degrees below normal. The Met department said cloudy weather condition is likely to continue for the next couple of days.
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