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

  • 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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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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