IMD issues orange alert as heavy rain lashes Delhi

Delhi, and its neighbouring areas, have been receiving rainfall since Tuesday.

 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert for Delhi after heavy rain lashed several parts of the national capital on Wednesday morning.

 

Delhi, and its neighbouring areas, have been receiving rainfall since Tuesday. Due to waterlogging, vehicular movement have been widely affected in several areas.

 

IMD had earlier predicted that thunderstorms and moderate to heavy rains would take place in the parts of Delhi.

 

"Thunderstorms with moderate to heavy intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi, NCR- Gurugram, Manesar, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Tosham, Bhiwani, Jhajjar, Narnaul, Mahendargarh, Kosali during next 2 hours," tweeted IMD.

 

As per the department's notification, rainfall remains on the forecast from September 1-4.

 

In the month of August, the national capital has recorded 144.7 mm of rainfall till August 30.

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