Rain drenches Delhi for third day, traffic hit across city


New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The public capital kept on seeing light to direct rain for the third consecutive day on Saturday, placing the workers in a difficult situation as they confronted weighty gridlock on a few streets.

The Delhi Traffic Police gave a few warnings for the workers and requested that they plan their excursion in like manner, as numerous streets in the city were impacted by waterlogging, removing of trees and potholes because of perpetual downpours for the beyond couple of days.


Waterlogging was seen on the accompanying streets – – Firni street close to Dhansa transport stand in Najafgarh, Abai street close to Abai Marg in Chanakyapuri, Aurobindo Marg close to Adchini red light, and Rohtak Street close to Rajdhani Park metro station.

The waterlogging caused monstrous gridlocks in different pieces of Delhi, leaving the workers abandoned in lengthy lines of vehicles on significant streets.

Trees were evacuated at External Ring Street in Pitampura, Mehrauli-Gurugram street close to Chhattarpur, Abdul Gaffar Khan Marg, Aurobindo Marg and Mahipalpur, among different spots.

The ceaseless downpours caused potholes on a few streets, making them unsuitable for movement.

Delhi’s base checking station – – Safdarjung observatory – – got 10 mm precipitation from 8.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. The Palam area of Delhi got most extreme 21.9 mm of precipitation till 5.30 p.m.

The greatest temperature was recorded at 27.2-degree Celsius, seven scores underneath the season’s ordinary, while the base temperature was 22.6-degree Celsius.

As per the India Meteorological Office (IMD), Delhi will observer a for the most part shady sky with light downpour on Sunday. The greatest temperature is supposed to drift around 28-degree Celsius.