Delhi

Heavy rains flood Gurgaon roads, schools closed, humidity levels reach 100 percent in Delhi

The Hush Post: While some parts of Delhi and NCR saw bouts of rain on Monday evening, Gurgaon roads were flooded due to heavy rains on Tuesday morning causing traffic snarls and a difficult day for school goers and office commuters.

The affected people took to social media to show their travails. #DelhiRains was one of the top trends on Twitter this morning.

A few schools in Gurgaon announced a holiday due to the bad weather. The Met department has predicted rain in Delhi till Thursday.

School children and their parents who were stranded for hours in the flooded and jam-packed roads in Gurgaon were forced to turn back home.

The sudden spell of rain took humidity level in Delhi to 100 per cent at 8.30 am.

A thunderstorm in the wee hours led to uprooting of trees blocking roads and power cuts in many localities.

Residents of Noida and Ghaziabad also woke up to light rain and overcast sky this morning.

Heavy rain and lightning were reported near the Delhi airport, central Delhi and RK Puram. The traffic towards the busy Delhi-Jaipur-Mumbai highway was disrupted.  

Delhi received the highest rainfall this August including rains on Monday at 49.6 mm. This is the highest in three years.

The temperature in Delhi on Monday was around 33 degrees while today it was around 26 degrees at 7 am.

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