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In pics: Rain brings relief for North India

Heavy rains lashed most parts of North India on Monday, bringing a much needed respite from the unrelenting heat of the past few days. Mountainous regions, including Uttarakhand, issued several warnings, and the transportation infrastructure of cities like Mohali were completely waterlogged.

india Updated: Jul 07, 2015 09:19 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

Heavy rains lashed most parts of North India on Monday, offering respite from the unrelenting heat.

In Delhi, the minimum temperature was recorded at 25.8 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal and the humidity was recorded 92% at 8:30am.

While the rain helped cool down areas that were struggling with the severe heat, many streets and houses in metropolises such as Mohali and Chandigarh were waterlogged.

Rain condensed to form fog, making the already scenic city of Shimla even more picturesque. (HT Photo)

People ride their bikes on the waterlogged streets of Mohali, Punjab. (HT Photo)

Some houses were partially flooded after excess rainfall. (HT Photo)

Children play around the waterlogged streets in Mohali. (HT Photo)

Tourists at a hotel after heavy rains lashed Uttarakhand. (HT Photo)

In Delhi, the minimum temperature was recorded two notches below normal. (HT Photo)

Heavy traffic at Nizamuddin Bridge on NH 24 after rains in New Delhi. (HT Photo)