weather update delhi recorded highest rainfall in 24 hours in last 121 years many areas flooded will continue till tomorrow

Delhi NCR Weather Update: Rain has broken all the records in the national capital Delhi. It has been raining continuously since Saturday morning. Due to this, not only the roads, but the airport is also flooded. Many flights have had to be diverted or delayed. There is a flood like situation on all the roads of Delhi and reports of vehicles getting stuck and traffic obstruction are coming from many areas. The Meteorological Department has also given the reason for this. According to the Meteorological Department, the rain on Saturday has broken all the records. The amount of rain that Delhi has received in the last 24 hours was not in the last 121 years. In the month of September, it has received 390 mm of rain, which is the highest in 77 years. The capital has received 1139 mm of rain in the last 4 months, which is the highest in 46 years.

What is the current situation?

The Indira Gandhi Airport (Terminal-3) has also been flooded due to heavy rains and water-logging, affecting several flights. Vistara, SpiceJet and IndiGo have issued travel updates, advising passengers to take more time to travel to the airport due to heavy rains in Delhi. The Zakhira underpass near Indralok has been closed. Traffic policemen are constantly diverting traffic to clear any kind of jam. But the problem is that the people of Delhi are yet to get relief. According to the Meteorological Department, rain will continue on Sunday morning as well. In such a situation, you can imagine the trouble people are facing.

According to the Meteorological Department, there are chances of heavy rains in Delhi-NCR, Punjab and Rajasthan on Sunday. Earlier, the Meteorological Department had issued a warning of strong winds and moderate to heavy rain at many places and adjoining areas of Delhi, NCR (Bahadurgarh, Gurugram, Manesar, Faridabad, Ballabgarh). According to the Meteorological Department, due to the low pressure system forming in East Rajasthan and Bay of Bengal, Delhi may receive heavy rains again on September 17 and 18.

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