Rains throw Delhi traffic out of gear

Intermittent showers which lashed the national capital since morning caused a sudden decline in temperatures and threw city traffic out of gear.

hidden January 21, 2014 14:53:21 IST
Rains throw Delhi traffic out of gear

New Delhi: Intermittent showers which lashed the national capital since morning caused a sudden decline in temperatures and threw city traffic out of gear.

Rains throw Delhi traffic out of gear

Representational image. PTI

The situation turned worse for commuters in the morning rush hours as authorities closed four metro stations and barricaded all the major arterial roads in Central Delhi where Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is staging a dharna.

According to MeT department, the city had received 4.6 mm of rain till 11:30 AM in the morning.

Although minimum temperature was registered at 10.2 degree Celsius which was three notches above normal, the day temperature is expected to plummet significantly due to the rains and chilly winds.

The maximum temperature yesterday was recorded at 22.3 degree Celsius which was one point above normal while the
minimum temperature settled at 9 degree Celsius, two notches above normal.

Weathermen have predicted similar conditions for tomorrow.

PTI

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