Rains break seven-decade record in Delhi
The situation was compounded by non-functioning traffic lights in various areas. Waterlogging was reported from the carriageway from Naraina to Dhaula Kuan on Ring road , Najafgarh and Mehrauli-Badarpur road.
The Met department said cloudy weather conditions are likely to continue for the next couple of days. It said minimum and maximum temperatures are likely to be around 12 and 19 degree celsius respectively tomorrow.
Record rainfall across north India
Moderate to heavy rains lashed north India today, disrupting normal life while a fresh bout of snowing in hill states cut off many high altitude areas.
Rains also lashed Rajsthan, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh as well as hill states of Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, which received snowfall in the higher reaches.
It was a wet day in Kashmir as rains continued to lash Srinagar and other parts of the Valley along with snowfall at several places for the second day running.
Night temperatures across the Valley dipped further with Srinagar recording a low of 1.6 degrees Celsius as against the previous night's 2.2 degrees. The summer capital received 12mm rainfall during the night.
Gulmarg got a foot of fresh snowfall as well as 17mm rainfall and recorded a low of -5 degrees Celsius, same as the previous night.
In Himachal Pradesh, the higher reaches continued to receive heavy snowfall while the middle and lower hills were lashed by intermittent heavy rain and sleet accompanied by icy, strong velocity winds.
The heavy snowfall
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