Delhi and the adjoining national capital region (NCR) wake up to a light and moderate rainfall in several parts. While some places like Sarita Vihar and Tilak Nagar experienced heavy rainfall, at others there were scattered light rains. Twitteratis took to the social media site to update about the water logging and traffic jams in the area. Some even advised people to leave early for work.
Here are the latest updates:
-Rain lashes the national capital; visuals from Baba Kharak Singh Marg area.
-Heavy rains continue in Delhi
-The Safdarjung Observatory received 12.6 mm rainfall till 8.30 am.
-The Palam Observatory received 38.5 mm rainfall. Humidity was recorded at 97 per cent.
-Commuters take shelter at a bus-stop at KG Marg as Delhi receives heavy rainfall.
-Traffic congestion were reported in certain areas of the city due to waterlogging.
-According to private weather forecaster, Skymet weather, the showers can be attributed to the northward movement of Monsoon Trough, which is coming closer to Delhi and NCR area.
-Several commuters took to social media sites about the prevailing situation.
The heavy downpour also caused water-logging in some parts. Commuters were stuck in traffic jam due to deluged roads.
-A few hour of rain brought in reports of waterlogging and traffic jams on multiple stretches in Gurgaon.
-IMD said the city will have a "generally cloudy sky" and temperatures for the day are predicted at maximum temperature of 37 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 27 degrees Celsius.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted continuous rainfall for the city for the next two days. The weather department has also said that on Thursday (August 8), the national capital will witness rain or thundershowers. On Friday (August 9), skies will be generally cloudy with the possibility of rain or thunderstorm, the IMD said.
Many parts of Delhi also witnessed rainfall on Monday, bringing respite to locals from the humid weather
Traffic snarls were also seen in major areas such as RK Puram, DND Flyover and Mehrauli road, Dhaula Kuan among others.
Maharashtra, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh and Assam are already reeling under heavy rainfall and subsequent waterlogging and landslides.