Heavy Rainfall Forecast For Parts Of Kerala, Orange Alert Issued In 4 Districts


The climate stations at Lodhi Road, Ridge, Palam, and Ayanagar recorded 120.2 mm, 81.6 mm, 71.1 mm and 68.2 mm rainfall, respectively, within the 24 hours ending 8:30 am.

A contemporary spell of heavy rain pounded the capital on Wednesday morning, submerging low-lying areas in knee-deep water and affecting visitors motion in elements of the town. Officials on the India Meteorological Department (IMD) stated the Safdarjung Observatory, thought-about the official marker for the town, gauged 112.1 mm rainfall within the 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Wednesday, the best in at the least 12 years. In 2010, the capital had recorded 110 mm rainfall on September 20. 

The climate stations at Lodhi Road, Ridge, Palam, and Ayanagar recorded 120.2 mm, 81.6 mm, 71.1 mm and 68.2 mm rainfall, respectively, within the 24 hours ending 8:30 am.

On Tuesday, the nationwide capital gauged 84 mm rainfall in simply six hours — between 8:30 am and a pair of:30 pm — that flooded roads and led to huge visitors snarls on key stretches similar to ITO, Ring Road close to IP Estate flyover, Dhaula Kuan, and Rohtak highway. At 6 am on Wednesday, the IMD issued an alert for “one or two spells of moderate rain” and “heavy rain at isolated places” in Delhi-NCR.

Between 5:30 am and eight:30 am, the Safdarjung Observatory acquired 28 mm rainfall, officers stated. The climate division stated the rain may “flood low-lying areas and streets and disrupt the traffic flow on major roads”.

The Delhi Traffic Police issued an advisory in opposition to visitors obstruction on the Azad Market Subway going in the direction of Pratap Nagar because of the heavy waterlogging on the highway. It stated the Zakhira underpass was additionally closed resulting from waterlogging. The IMD stated extra rainfall is probably going throughout the day.

(PTI)




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