Delhiites experienced traffic woes and waterlogging at several places as rains lashed the national capital on Friday, bringing respite from the humidity.
According to the MeT department, the Safdarjung Observatory recorded 23.2 mm rainfall while Palam recorded 35.8 mm rainfall between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm.
The weatherman has predicted generally cloudy skies with possibility of very light rain or drizzle towards afternoon or evening for Saturday. Photograph: PTI Photo
Commuters experienced traffic snarls near the ITO, central Delhi and east Delhi, outer Ring Road, Rohtak Road, Barakhamba Road, Mall Road and Kali Bari Marg due to waterlogging. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo
Waterlogging was reported from some parts of the city, including Janpath, Indraprastha and Minto Bridge. Photograph: PTI Photo
There were also reports of water logging in Devli Extension, Narela, Civil Lines, Karol Bagh, Keshav Puram, Nizamuddin west and Rohini, according to civic bodies. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo
According to Delhi Traffic Police, there were reports of waterlogging near RML Hospital, near Nepal Embassy, Timarpur police station on Outer Ring Road near Pipal Chowk and Vayusenabad on MB Road under IP Flyover and Anand Parbat. Photograph: Atul Yadav/PTI Photo
As per the reports of various civic bodies, trees also fell at various locations, including Maharani Bagh, Shivaji Park, Najafgarh, Madangir, Saket Court, Rajender Nagar and Mangolpuri. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo
: A man pulls his boat to anchor at the bank of swollen Yamuna River in New Delhi, on Friday. The water level of the river is rising owing heavy rainfall. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo