New Delhi: It has been raining heavily since late night in NCR including the national capital Delhi.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Delhi and its adjoining areas on Saturday. The IMD bulletin has forecast moderate to heavy rain at isolated places for the evening and night of September 11. According to IMD, Delhi will see cloudy sky throughout the day on September 11. The maximum temperature in Delhi today is 31 and the minimum temperature is likely to be 24 degrees. There is a possibility of moderate rain in Delhi on September 12 as well. At the same time, according to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of rain in Delhi on 13 September.
According to news agency ANI, the Indira Gandhi International Airport (Terminal 3) has been waterlogged after heavy rains in the national capital.
Traffic disrupted due to heavy rain
There are complaints of water logging at places due to heavy rains. Road traffic has been disrupted in the national capital, adding to the possibility of accidents. A flood-like situation has arisen in the low-lying areas of the city. The traffic department has closed the roads due to excessive water logging at many places.
It will rain in Delhi for the next two days
In view of the situation on Saturday morning, the Meteorological Department said in its tweet, “During the next two hours, many places of Delhi NCR like Bahadurgarh, Gurugram, Manesar, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Loni Dehat, Hindon Air Force Station, Ghaziabad, Chhapraula, There will be heavy rain in Noida, Dadri. Whereas, moderate to heavy rain and winds will continue in Greater Noida.
Apart from this, IMD has also predicted moderate to heavy rains in some parts of Haryana. While some parts of Uttar Pradesh will see light to moderate rain.
Delhi received so much rain after 11 years
Delhi has received more than 1000 mm of rain in monsoon for the first time since 2011. Delhi has received 1005.3 mm of rain in Safdarjung till 8.30 am on Friday. Delhi had earlier received 1035.5 mm of rain in 2010. Delhi had received 636 mm of rain in 2011. 544 mm in 2012, 876 mm in 2013, 370.8 mm in 2014 and 505.5 mm in 2015.