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  • Heavy rains lash Delhi, waterlogging leads to traffic congestions

    New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed several parts of the national capital Saturday, causing waterlogging and traffic snarls on major intersections in the city. “The minimum temperature was recorded at 8.30 am at 21 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal,” a MeT Department official said. The humidity level was 92 per cent.

  • More rains likely to hit Delhi-NCR today

    New Delhi: It was a cloudy, humid morning in the national capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.3 degrees Celsius, the season’s average. The National Capital Region received heavy rain fall on Tuesday. There was 12mm of rainfall recorded at Safdarjung Obsevatory in the last 24 hours as the weather office predicted more rains in the later part of the day.

  • See Pics: Heavy rains lash Gurugram, Delhi; Streets waterlogged, traffic jam hits normal life

    Heavy rains hit Gurugram on Tuesday that led to the disruption of road traffic and paralysed normal life. Light rains started at around 2 a.m., but it gained momentum by 4 a.m. and between 6 to 8 a.m., it turned into heavy downpour, A.R.S. Sangwan, Deputy Director National Capital Region, told IANS. The traffic movement on the Delhi-Jaipur-Mumbai highway was severely hit due to waterlogging, Assistant Commissioner of Police Heera Singh told IANS.

  • Heavy rains lash parts of central and south Delhi

    New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed parts of central and south Delhi this afternoon causing traffic congestion in some areas. The Meteorological Department has forecast further rains through the day and a relative humidity at 75 per cent.

  • Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR, traffic affected due to water-logging

    New Delhi: Incessant rains overnight that lashed the national capital and its adjoining areas affected the morning traffic on Friday as the city continued to experience moderate and scattered showers. The weather department said the city will receive one or two spells of heavy rain during the day.

  • Delhi Rains: Heavy showers bring relief from heat but causes waterlogging at several places

    New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed Delhi and the National Capital Region on Thursday morning bringing respite from the humid conditions and bringing down the mercury. Weather officials predicted more spells of rain throughout the day. Till 8.30 a.m., the city recorded 4.6 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours and the relative humidity was 93 per cent.

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    Heavy rain lashes Delhi-NCR, brings respite from heat

    New Delhi: A squall and dust storm followed by heavy rain lashed the national capital and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Wednesday, bringing the minimum temperature to 22 degree Celsius. However, the maximum temperature touched 38.3 degrees Celsius.

  • John Kerry cracks joke on Delhi rains

    New Delhi: Did you come in boats? This was the question US Secretary of State John Kerry raised at the IIT-Delhi on Wednesday.

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    Flights diverted as rains, wind lash Delhi

    New Delhi: Many flights were either diverted or rescheduled as heavy rains and winds lashed the national capital on Monday morning, leaving a number of passengers stranded at the Indira Gandhi International airport.

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    Heavy rain lashes Delhi, waterlogging unleashes traffic chaos

    New Delhi: Delhi continued to reel under massive traffic jams due to waterlogging as heavy rains lashed the city for second consecutive day today flooding several arterial roads and leaving commuters stranded for hours while exposing civic bodies’ lack of preparedness to deal with the perennial problem.

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    Delhi drenched in pre-monsoon showers

    New Delhi: In what may ring music to the residents of the national capital, the MeT office today confirmed that “pre-monsoon” showers lashed Delhi minutes after the mega International Yoga Day event ended at Rajpath. The showers varied from light to moderate at different parts of the city which were preceded by gusts which brought down several temporary structures at Rajpath put up for the event and scattered the carpets laid over the

  • Delhi may have short spell of rain Tuesday 

    New Delhi: The national capital is likely to witness rainfall and thunder showers Tuesday after the city experienced a pleasant Monday, the weather office said.

  • Delhi to get helpline for flood victims

    New Delhi: The Delhi government Monday announced it has set up a helpline for people from the city who are stranded in Uttarakhand after devastating floods and landslides in the state.

  • Yamuna recedes in Delhi but flows above danger mark

    New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna started receding in Delhi Thursday morning but stayed above the danger mark of 204.83 metres. Many low-lying areas in the city also remained inundated, a government official said.