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Heavy rains in Delhi, road traffic affected

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    New Delhi, July 22: Heavy rain lashed parts of the national capital region on Saturday, bringing down maximum temperature.

    The Meteorological department has forecast overcast skies and light to moderate rain tomorrow.

    Heavy rains in Delhi, road traffic affected

    In the last 24 hours, the city received 24.2 mm rain till 8.30 am. Further, 5 mm rain was recorded till 5.30 pm, the Met department said.

    Ridge, Jafarpur, Najafgarh, Narela, Ayanagar received heavy rain, it said.

    Rain lashed several parts in north Delhi, including GTB Nagar, Burari, Model Town, Mukherjee Nagar, Azadpur, Timarpur, Civil Lines. However, Lutyens' Delhi remained dry although the weather became pleasant due to overcast skies and cool breeze.

    The rain brought down maximum temperature to 34.4 degrees Celsius. Minimum temperature was recorded at 28 degrees Celsius.

    However, commuters had a hard time as traffic crawled due to waterlogging in different parts of the city.

    Relative humidity oscillated from 100 per cent to 71 per cent, the official said.

    The maximum and minimum temperature will hover around 33 degrees and 25 degree Celsius, the Met office said.

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