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Heavy rain lashes several parts of Delhi and NCR, traffic severely affected

Roads such as Fatehpuri T-point on S P Mukherjee Marg, Rajdhani Park, Kashmiri Gate, Mehrauli-Badarpur T-point and Pramod Mahajan Marg were waterlogged. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, India Aug 06, 2019, 11.56 AM (IST) Edited By: Riya Gupta

Heavy rainfall lashed several parts of Delhi and NCR on Tuesday morning causing inconvenience to commuters.

According to Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi received 12.6 mm rainfall till 8.30 am.

The Palam Observatory received 38.5 mm rainfall. Humidity was recorded at 97 per cent.

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Roads such as Fatehpuri T-point on S P Mukherjee Marg, Rajdhani Park, Kashmiri Gate, Mehrauli-Badarpur T-point and Pramod Mahajan Marg were waterlogged.

The Delhi traffic police also tweeted out some information for the commuters. 

''I/P flyover has been temporarily closed for commuters due to overflow of sewer water in the area,'' Delhi traffic police tweeted.

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''Traffic is affected from Khyber Pass towards Model Town due to waterlogging near Mall Road. Traffic is affected from GPO to Nigam Bodh Ghat due to waterlogging near Kela Ghat,'' Traffic police further tweeted.

The India Meteorological Department has predicted cloudy sky with moderate rainfall and scattered thundershowers throughout the day.