The city receives 69.6mm rain in 24 hours, the spell that leads to temperatures drops to 26.5 degrees Celsius, down from 36.4 ° C the previous day, and eight degrees below normal for this time.
After waiting for weeks, hot and humid days in the national capital on Monday gave away to the first mantra of the heavy rainy season, which proved nightmares for motorists and commuters throughout the city, but pulled mercury to under eight degrees, and Breaking the weather’s office spells of inaccurate estimates.
The city receives 69.6mm rain in 24 hours, the spell that leads to temperatures drops to 26.5 degrees Celsius, down from 36.4 ° C the previous day, and eight degrees below normal for this time. Delhi’s daylight temperatures on Monday are the lowest for this season since July 30, 2014, when the mercury drops to 24.9 ° C. The minimum on Monday is 24.2 ° C, three degrees below normal.
The bathroom began early Monday morning and continued throughout the day.
According to the Indian Meteorology Department (IMD), Safdarjung Observatory, the official marker for the city weather, received almost 70mm rainfall between 8:30 a.m. on Sunday and 8:30 a.m. on Monday. Since then, the city received 38.4mm rain (classified as “moderate”) until 5:30 a.m.
The weather station Palam recorded 24-hour rainfall and 66.6 mm rain during the day. Lodhi Road Station gets 24 hours 24mm rainfall when recording 34.1 mm during the day. Ridge and Aya Nagar Station recorded 24-hour and 51 mm rainfall. These stations received 45.8 mm rainfall and 39.8 mm during the day. Shower brings havoc in the city of Millennium.
Monsun arrived in Delhi on July 13, after a delay of 16 days and a series of inaccurate activities by the meeting department. After a moderate bath on the first two days of the onset, the city only got the “trail” of rainfall, even though there were light rain and goal predictions, and “orange warnings” were issued for the weekend.
After Monday, IMD officials said the temperature would likely rise for the next few days.
“Light rainfall is likely on Tuesday too. However, the activity will slow afterwards and can take it again on July 23-24,” said Kuldeep Srivastava, Head, regional weather forecasting centre, IMD.
Independent weather forecasters said that with Monday rainfall, the rain deficit in Delhi from the rainy season was 3%. “Between June 1 and July 19, Delhi recorded 180.4mm rain against normal 185.3mm,” said Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Meteorology and Climate Change) on the weather of Skymet, Personal Forecasting.
However, Srivastava said the rain at the Safdarjung Observatory was now green for that month. “With rainfall on Monday, July has received 220.4mm rainfall, while normal for this month is a 210mm rainfall,” he said.
Rain carries traffic to traffic jams on several arterial roads during rush hour.
Delhi traffic police said that the shower, which continued throughout the day, caused roads to be flooded in many areas. While traffic was diverted in several places, it barred some areas because some of the roads succumbed.
There are around 150 stretching water vulnerable throughout the city, which civilian authorities consider five crucial – Minto Bridge, Pul Prahladpur, Zakhira, Moolchand and Peeragarhi.
Pul Prahladpur underpass is blocked for traffic after the water starts to accumulate around 7:30 a.m. “Eight pumps have been installed on the site and water is still pumped out of place at night,” said a senior PWD official who asked for anonymity.
Traffic police data showed that 51 main stretches, most of which came from the list of flood-prone areas, flooded and pumps used. These include Underpass Visiting Vasant, Dnd-ashram, Marg CariApleiaPpa, Sarai Kale Khan to Barapullah, Jalan Mehrauli-Badarpur, Pul Prahladpur, Dwarka Link Road, Metro Station Lajpat Nagar, Metro Station Mayapuri, Adchini, Spinal Injury Hospital, Plantation IP and Tilak Nagar, among others.