Rain in Delhi-NCR: People forced to cross dirty water on Noida roads

26 Jul 2018 01:02 PM

Rain in Delhi-NCR: People forced to cross dirty water on Noida roads

Updated 26 Jul 2018 01:02 PM

Heavy rains lashed the national capital on Thursday morning, leading to massive water-logging in a lot of areas. The situation was worse in certain regions, where vehicles were seen submerged in water and people had to be rescued by pulling them out. A similar site could be seen on national highway 24, where a bus was seen sunk in the middle of the road due to heavy showers.

Even the office goers were hard-hit by the rains as the city got crippled due to heavy jams, which were as long as 1km long.

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.

The minimum temperature on Thursday was recorded at 26 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average. The maximum temperature was expected to hover around 34 degrees Celsius.

It was a heavily cloudy morning. The rain started at around 7 a.m. and several parts of the city were waterlogged.

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