Rain in Delhi: Relief from humidity due to heavy rains; But traffic jams cause waterlogging

Image Source: PTI New Delhi: Passengers ride two wheelers amidst the monsoon rains.

Highlight

  • The minimum temperature was recorded at 26.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal.
  • Delhi recorded 2 mm of rain in 24 hours till 8:30 am on Tuesday
  • The Meteorological Department has predicted a generally cloudy sky with light to moderate rain on Tuesday.

Delhi weather today: Delhi and its adjoining areas received rain on Tuesday morning, bringing down the temperature in some parts of the national capital. According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature was recorded at 26.2 degrees Celsius, one notch below normal, and the relative humidity at 8:30 am at 93 percent.

According to the data of India Meteorological Department, Delhi recorded 2 mm of rain in 24 hours till 8:30 am on Tuesday.

However, heavy rains in the morning led to traffic jams and waterlogging in some parts of the city, including Burari and Jasola.

In a tweet, Delhi Traffic Police said, “Traffic Alert As reported by IMD: Light to moderate rain with light to moderate intensity will occur over entire Delhi and adjoining areas. Commuters are advised to plan their journey.” Make it accordingly.”

On Monday, the minimum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 27.1 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.9 degrees Celsius.

The Meteorological Department has predicted a generally cloudy sky with light to moderate rain on Tuesday.

The maximum temperature is expected to be around 36 degree Celsius.

Delhi received its first monsoon rain on the morning of June 30, which provided much relief from the scorching heat.

Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) was recorded in the ‘moderate’ (114) category at around 9:10 am, data from the Central Pollution Control Board said.

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

(with inputs from PTI)

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