In pics: Heavy rainfall floods Delhi roads, cause traffic disruptions

Updated On Sep 01, 2021 04:21 PM IST
  • Delhi recorded 112.1 mm rainfall in 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on Wednesday, the highest single-day precipitation in September in 12 years, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).
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The capital had recorded 126.8 mm rainfall on September 13, 2002. The all-time record is 172.6 mm rainfall on September 16, 1963.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The capital had recorded 126.8 mm rainfall on September 13, 2002. The all-time record is 172.6 mm rainfall on September 16, 1963.(PTI)

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Men wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rains lashed Delhi and its neighbouring cities, including Gurgaon and Noida on September 1.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Men wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rains lashed Delhi and its neighbouring cities, including Gurgaon and Noida on September 1.(REUTERS)

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Vehicles move through a wheel-deep waterlogged road during heavy rainfall in Delhi on September 1. (ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Vehicles move through a wheel-deep waterlogged road during heavy rainfall in Delhi on September 1. (ANI)

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The heavy burst of rain submerged several areas, including the diplomatic enclave of Chanakyapuri, in knee-deep water and affected traffic movement in parts of the city.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The heavy burst of rain submerged several areas, including the diplomatic enclave of Chanakyapuri, in knee-deep water and affected traffic movement in parts of the city.(ANI)

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Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam due to the waterlogged roads following heavy rainfall near Hero Honda Chowk at Delhi-Gurugram Expressway, in Gurugram on September 1. (ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Vehicles stuck in a traffic jam due to the waterlogged roads following heavy rainfall near Hero Honda Chowk at Delhi-Gurugram Expressway, in Gurugram on September 1. (ANI)

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Delhi has already recorded more than the monthly quota of rain on the first two days of the month.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Delhi has already recorded more than the monthly quota of rain on the first two days of the month.(PTI)

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An early morning view of the Minto Bridge during rainfall in Delhi on September 1. (ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An early morning view of the Minto Bridge during rainfall in Delhi on September 1. (ANI)

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Asked if the IMD expected such heavy rainfall -- 187.1 mm since 8:30 am on Tuesday, an official said it is difficult to make "precise predictions" for a small area like Delhi two to three days in advance.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Asked if the IMD expected such heavy rainfall -- 187.1 mm since 8:30 am on Tuesday, an official said it is difficult to make "precise predictions" for a small area like Delhi two to three days in advance.(ANI)

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Delhi on September 1 recorded its highest rainfall in at least 12 years. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Delhi on September 1 recorded its highest rainfall in at least 12 years. (PTI)

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Mahesh Palawat, Vice President, Skymet Weather, a private forecasting agency, said the monsoon pattern is changing due to climate change.(ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Mahesh Palawat, Vice President, Skymet Weather, a private forecasting agency, said the monsoon pattern is changing due to climate change.(ANI)

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A pump set being used to remove water from the waterlogged Tilak Marg, near ITO in New Delhi,.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A pump set being used to remove water from the waterlogged Tilak Marg, near ITO in New Delhi,.(PTI)

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People push an autorickshaw on a waterlogged road during heavy rainfall, in New Delhi on September 1. (ANI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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People push an autorickshaw on a waterlogged road during heavy rainfall, in New Delhi on September 1. (ANI)

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A man helps to lift a scooter of a man, as he fell at a waterlogged street in New Delhi.(REUTERS) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 01, 2021 04:21 PM IST

A man helps to lift a scooter of a man, as he fell at a waterlogged street in New Delhi.(REUTERS)

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