Delhi-NCR Rain Live Updates: Step out only if necessary, says Gurugram Police after waterlogging at many areas
Delhi-NCR rain news: Heavy rains continue to lash Delhi and parts of NCR for the second consecutive day. Early morning showers on Thursday have resulted in waterlogging at many areas of Delhi-NCR, following which traffic alerts have been issued. Rain is likely to continue in Delhi and its neighbouring areas, the weather department has said. The IMD has said the rainfall is expected to continue till August 23. Massive traffic jam were seen on Wednesday also as incessant rains led to waterlogging in several areas of the city while at some parts of buildings fell down due to showers. While Delhi saw heavy rainfall in various parts of the city, neighbouring cities like Gurgaon witnessed massive waterlogging in the streets after heavy rains lashed NCR. For the latest on updates from Delhi-NCR, stay tuned to newsalert99.com
Over 45 mm of rainfall recorded in 24 hours
The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative figures for Delhi, recorded 46 mm rainfall between 8.30 am on Wednesday and 8.30 am on Thursday.
On an average, the city gauges 11.3 mm rainfall from 8:30 am on August 19 to 8:30 am on August 20 every year. The Palam weather station gauged 70.9 mm precipitation during the period, more than six times the normal rainfall.