Heavy rain lashes city, causes traf­fic snarls

The Political and Business Daily - - METRO/NCR - PBD BUREAU/PTI

HEAVY rains to­day lashed the national cap­i­tal, caus­ing huge traf­fic jams due to wa­ter-log­ging as ve­hi­cles had to wade through flooded roads.

The day be­gan on a sul­try note but by evening, heavy down­pours drenched most

The weath­er­man has pre­dicted gen­er­ally cloudy sky with rain and thun­der­show­ers

in some ar­eas to­mor­row, while the max­i­mum and min­i­mum tem­per­a­tures would re­main at 36 deg C and 28 deg C

re­spec­tively

parts of the city.

The hu­mid­ity level re­mained be­tween 65 per cent and 83 per cent.

The day tem­per­a­tures set­tled at 36 de­grees Cel­sius, two points above nor­mal, while the min­i­mum tem­per­a­ture set­tled at 28.8 deg C, which is also two notches above nor­mal, Met of­fi­cials said.

Traf­fic snarls were no­ticed at sev­eral places, in­clud­ing Kash­mere Gate, Mu­nirka, Dwarka, Dhaula Kuan, Sarai Kale Khan, Ra­jghat, Kalindi Kunj, Bara­pulla and Moolc­hand.

The weath­er­man has pre­dicted gen­er­ally cloudy sky with rain and thun­der­show­ers in some ar­eas to­mor­row, while the max­i­mum and min­i­mum tem­per­a­tures would re­main at 36 deg C and 28 deg C re­spec­tively.

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