Parts of Delhi receive heavy rain, more showers expected
Delhi rains: Heavy rain poured in a number of parts of Delhi today, including the Pragati Maidan area, which is holding the 18th G20 Leaders' Summit.
The weather department predicts that light to moderate rain with thunderstorms will continue to fall over the nation's capital and surrounding areas. According to the IMD, the maximum temperature in Delhi in the last 24 hours was 32 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature was 24 degrees Celsius.
Visuals from Bharat Mandapam, the venue for the mega G20 Summit, showed severe rain pelting the building. Heavy rain in the national capital has caused flooding in various regions, posing an issue for officials.
On Saturday night, light rain fell in numerous areas of Delhi, including Safdarjung, the airport, Rajghat, Vasant Kunj, Munirka, Narela, and others, and lasted until Sunday morning.
"Light to moderate intensity rain with thunderstorm moderate intensity rain over few places would continue to occur over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi and NCR ( Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station, Bahadurgarh, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Chhapraula, Noida, Dadri, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Ballabhgarh)," IMD said.
Rain is also expected in parts of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, according to the weather department.
- With inputs from agencies