Monsoon rains lash Delhi, leaves city reeling; know what IMD forecasts for Thursday
Monsoon in Delhi: A fresh spell of rain drenched the national capital on Wednesday, inundating low-lying areas and affecting traffic movement in parts of the city. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the rains covered most parts of Delhi and the adjoining areas of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. The rains inundated low-lying areas and key traffic intersections in the city.
Residents shared pictures and videos of rainwater gushing into their houses and vehicles wading through waterlogged areas.
Earlier, the India Meteorological Department had predicted widespread rainfall with "isolated heavy to very heavy rain" in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. (Photo: PTI)
The rainfall intensity and distribution are very likely to decrease significantly Thursday onwards, the IMD had said.
The convergence of moist easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal and southwesterly winds from the Arabian Sea is likely to continue over northwest India for another two-three days, weather experts said. (Photo: PTI)