Delhi weather today: National Capital wakes up to heavy rains, hailstorm, waterlogging; north India gets a fresh cover of snow [Photos]

The National Capital of Delhi woke up to a day of heavy rains, thunder and hailstorm and gusty winds which improved the air quality in the city as north India received a fresh cover of snow.

FP Staff January 22, 2019 11:59:59 IST
The National Capital woke up to a day of heavy rains, thunder and hailstorm and gusty winds which  improved the air quality in the city. ANI
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The National Capital woke up to a day of heavy rains, thunder and hailstorm and gusty winds which  improved the air quality in the city. ANI
As the temperature grew colder, hailstorms in the morning surprised many as cold wave conditions have gripped the whole of northern India. Twitter/@HimanK17Gupta
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As the temperature grew colder, hailstorms in the morning surprised many as cold wave conditions have gripped the whole of northern India. Twitter/@HimanK17Gupta
On Monday, the city witnessed light rains, a day after recording one of the warmest January days in years. Twitter/@TempestJune
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On Monday, the city witnessed light rains, a day after recording one of the warmest January days in years. Twitter/@TempestJune
The Met office had predicted light rain for Tuesday but most of the city was unprepared for the darkening skies and pelting rain since morning. Twitter/ParamShobhit
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The Met office had predicted light rain for Tuesday but most of the city was unprepared for the darkening skies and pelting rain since morning. Twitter/ParamShobhit
Vast stretches of the city, including Chhatarpur, were waterlogged as Delhi Traffic Police grappled with enormous traffic jams in the aftermath of the rain. ANI
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Vast stretches of the city, including Chhatarpur, were waterlogged as Delhi Traffic Police grappled with enormous traffic jams in the aftermath of the rain. ANI
Meanwhile, snow covered parts of north India including Tehri. ANI
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Meanwhile, snow covered parts of north India including Tehri. ANI
At Ranikhet in Uttarakhand, a fresh layer of snow gave an Armyman an opportunity to click a photograph. ANI
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At Ranikhet in Uttarakhand, a fresh layer of snow gave an Armyman an opportunity to click a photograph. ANI