Delhi rains: Traffic affected on this route due to waterlogging. Check advisory

Delhi rains: Heavy rains in Delhi, Noida, and Gurugram cause traffic disruptions; Yamuna water level still above danger mark.

Edited By Karishma Pranav Bhavsar
Updated29 Jul 2023
Delhi rains: In September, Delhi recorded the highest rainfall in September in the past 19 years
Delhi rains: In September, Delhi recorded the highest rainfall in September in the past 19 years

Delhi rains: Following heavy rains in the morning, the Delhi Traffic Police has stated that traffic is affected on Rohtak Road due to waterlogging. As per the Traffic police advisory, Traffic is affected on Rohtak Road in both the carriageways from Rajdhani Park towards Mundka and vice-versa due to waterlogging.

The police has further advised commuters to plan their journey accordingly.

Today morning, many parts of Delhi, Noida and Gurugram woke up to heavy rains. For today, the weather department had issued a yellow alert for Delhi, predicting light to moderate rain and a generally cloudy sky. The national capital on Saturday recorded a minimum temperature of 25 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, according to the India Meteorological Department.

Speaking of the Yamuna water level, it was still above the danger mark, flowing at 205.36 metres at 10 am. According to Central Pollution Control Board data, the Air Quality Index (AQI) stood in the 'satisfactory' category with a reading of 68 at 10 am.

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.

As per the latest update by the RWFC Delhi, Light intensity rain/drizzle would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi ( Badili, Dwarka, Palam, IGI Airport, Defence Colony, Malviyanagar), NCR (Gurugram) Kurukshetra, Karnal, Hansi, Meham, Sonipat, Tosham, Kharkhoda, Bhiwani, Kosali, Mahendargarh, Rewari during the next two hours. Moreover, thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain have also been predicted over and adjoining areas of Haryana, UP, Rajasthan.

The national capital is likely to witness similar weather conditions on Sunday with a forecast of light rain or drizzle coupled with generally cloudy skies. Speaking of 31st July and 1st August, no rainfall is expected, while the temperature could get a bit warmer with the maximum temperature going up to 37 degrees Celsius. Later from 2-4 August, Weathermen have predicted light rain with generally cloudy sky in the city.

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