Delhi Rains Alert Heavy rain alert for Sunday 121 year record broken on Saturday see Photo Video

Delhi Rains Alert: The capital Delhi received record-breaking rain on Saturday. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the record of 121 years has been broken here. Heavy rains worsened the condition of Delhi. Roads became ponds, airport rivers. People took out boats on the streets. However, the rain has stopped since night and due to this water has subsided in most of the areas. The latest news is that the Meteorological Department has issued an alert of heavy rain on Sunday as well. The administration has taken relief because there will be no traffic due to Sunday. But if the period of heavy rains continues for the next week, then the problems may increase. At the same time, heavy rain is also expected on 17 and 18 September.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rains in Delhi will continue till Sunday morning as a low pressure area is likely to form over East Rajasthan and another area over Bay of Bengal. According to IMD senior scientist RK Jenamani, the national capital will receive rains again from September 17.

According to him, heavy rains will continue in Delhi. Monsoon will cover Delhi-NCR, Punjab and Rajasthan. The system forming over East Rajasthan and Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify further. It will rain again in Delhi between 17-18 September.

121 years of record broken in Delhi

Delhi has received the highest 24 hours of rain in 121 years this year. September received 390 mm of rain, the highest in 77 years. Earlier in September 1944, 417 mm of rain had fallen. Delhi has recorded 1139 mm of rainfall in four months, the highest in 46 years. In 1975 1155 mm of rain was recorded.

Fresh photo video of Saturday’s rain in Delhi

Despite the monsoon embracing Delhi only on July 13, making it the most-delayed in 19 years, the capital had recorded 16 rainy days in the month, the maximum in the last four years. Credit: PTI Photo

The weatherman has predicted generally cloudy sky with moderate rain and thunder showers for the day. There is also possibility of heavy rain at isolated places across the city later in the day while the maximum temperature in the national capital is likely to settle around 31 degrees Celsius. Credit: PTI Photo

Commuters wade through a waterlogged area following heavy rains in New Delhi. Credit: PTI Photo

The figures are likely to be more today as more rainfall is predicted in the city during the day. Credit: PTI Photo

Reportedly, the capital received 97 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours, the Met department official said. Credit: PTI Photo

A highly unusual monsoon seasons this year has yielded 1,100 mm of rainfall in Delhi so far, the highest in 46 years, and almost double the precipitation recorded last year, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on September 11. Credit: AFP Photo

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Delhi on September 11 after a heavy spell a day before that saw waterlogging in several parts of the city. Credit: PTI Photo

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