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Photo Feature: Incessant rain throws normal life out of gear in New Delhi

Heavy traffic jam due to continuous rain at the ITO crossing in Indian capital New Delhi on Sept, 22,2022. Office goers had a tough time to reach their work places and municipal workers had harrowing time to clean the roadside drains. Photographs and Video: Rajeev Bhatt

Moderate rainfall and thundershowers, and heavy rainfall in one or two places were on the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast for  Delhi on Thursday. The IMD has also issued a ‘yellow’ alert “to be aware” for Delhi for the day. National capital experienced daylong rain causing waterlogging and heavy traffic jams at many places during the office hours.

Motorists driving through waterlogged roads in New Delhi on Thursday due to heavy and continupos rain on Sept, 22,2022

A low-pressure area lies over northeast Madhya Pradesh and adjoining southern Uttar Pradesh, according to an IMD update issued this morning. There is “high moisture feed” from the Arabian Sea over northwest India and this is likely to continue over the next two days.

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