The rains brought the much-needed relief from the 40 degrees heat with the mercury dipping to 27.6 degrees Celsius.
New Delhi: Several parts of Delhi went under water on Thursday after the first Monsoon rains lashed the city since the morning. The rains brought the much-needed relief from the 40 degrees heat with the mercury dipping to 27.6 degrees Celsius.
Among area that received massive rains are Delhi-Gurgaon roads, India Gate, East of Kailash, Shahdara, Barapullah, Delhi-Noida border, Ring Road, Mandi House, Man Singh Road and others.
According to reports collected from various pockets of the city, waterlogging was reported near Pragati Maidan, Delhi-Meerut Expressway near Vinod Nagar, Pul Prahaladpur underpass, IP Estate in front of WHO building, under Zakhira flyover, Jahangirpuri Metro station, Loni Road roundabout and Azadpur market underpass.
In a statement, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, “Southwest Monsoon has advanced into entire Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir, some parts of Rajasthan, entire Delhi, some parts of Punjab and Haryana today, the 30th June, 2022.”
The IMD added thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain and gusty winds with speed of 30-40 Km/h occurred over and adjoining areas of the entire Delhi and NCR (Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Chhapraula, Noida, Dadri, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Ballabhgarh).