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Delhi: Heavy Rain Lashes The Capital; MeT Department Issues Orange Alert

Heavy Downpour In Delhi Leaves Several Areas Water-Logged, 'Orange Alert' Issued


Heavy rain lashed parts of Delhi and NCR on Saturday morning. Several areas are waterlogged in the capital. The MeT department has also issued an orange alert for Delhi and surrounding areas.

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted thunderstorms with moderate to heavy intensity rain and gusty winds in parts of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana during the morning and afternoon.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) tweeted, “Thunderstorm with moderate to heavy intensity rain and gusty winds with speed of would continue to occur over and adjoining areas of many places of Delhi, NCR (Bahadurgarh, Gurugram, Manesar, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Chhapraula, Noida, Dadri, Greater Noida) Kaithal, Karnal, Rajaund, Assandh, Safidon, Panipat, Gohana, Gannaur, Sonipat, Kharkhoda, Jind, Rohtak, Hansi, Meham, Bhiwani, Jhajjar, Narnaul (Haryana) Shamli, Kandhla, Baraut, Bagpat, Meerut, Siyana, Hapur, Pahasu, Bulandshahar (Uttar Pradesh) during next 2 hours,”

This is the first time that rainfall in Delhi breached the 1,000 mm mark. The capital has received the highest rainfall in  11 years.

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