The national capital witnessed heavy rainfall on July 27.
According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Southwest Monsoon had reached the capital on July 13, which was 16 days behind the usual date of onset.
In a relief to Delhiites from sultry weather conditions, several parts of the national capital received incessant rainfall on Tuesday morning.
Over the last three days, the Pune and Konkan divisions in Maharashtra have witnessed torrential rains that triggered landslides and floods in some areas. The toll from rain-related incidents in the state has risen. To rescue stranded, two teams of National Disaster Response Force were deployed while coast guard was also instructed for a helicopter to airlift people in need.
Super 100: Waterlogging at several areas in Gujarat's Rajkot due to heavy rainfall
Mumbai Raina Alert: Mumbai and its neighbouring districts of Thane, Palghar and Raigad have been witnessing heavy rains since the last couple of days. The torrential rains over the weekend claimed 30 lives in the metropolis.
Incessant rainfall in the national capital led to waterlogging and traffic snarls on several road stretches, including ITO, Ring Road and Mathura Road, while a person drowned in a waterlogged rail underpass in Pul Prahladpur while clicking selfies.
Delhi has been witnessing incessant rains since the wee hours today. Rains delayed the break of dawn with clouds hovering over and now, waterlogging seems to have become a common problem across the city and adjoining areas.
A 27-year-old man died due to drowning while he was filming the waterlogging at a railway underpass in Delhi on Monday. The incident happened at a waterlogged railway underpass in Pul Prahlad Pur area, the Delhi Police confirmed.
According to the IMD, the sky will generally remain cloudy in Gurugram. The city may receive one or two spells of rain over the next 2-3 hours.
Delhi Rains Update: Waterlogging has been reported in several areas like Palam, Pragati Maidan, ITO, Dhaula Kuan due to heavy rains since morning.
Parts of Mumbai were thrown out of gear on Sunday as the city witnessed incessant overnight showers, leading to waterlogging and several rain-related incidents. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for Mumbai in the backdrop of heavy rains.
Last year too, similar claims failed to live up to the promise with many localities, including the state secretariat, state legislative building, Shashri Nagar and Rajvanshi Nagar, Patliputra, Kankarbagh getting flooded for hours during the monsoon.
Due to heavy rains and waterlogging the railway tracks were seen waterlogged and on the slow line near Kurla-Vidyavihar, trains are running 20-25 minutes late.
Monsoon rains hit the city on Tuesday after a long wait and brought 29 mm of rainfall on the first day. According to officials at the India Meteorological Department (IMD), more rain is expected during the day, with the maximum temperature expected to settle at around 34 degrees Celsius.
The IMD had earlier predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain over South-West Delhi, South Delhi and parts of NCR and adjoining areas.
The much-awaited Southwest Monsoon finally arrived in Delhi on Tuesday morning bringing respite from scorching summer temperatures.
Monsoon finally arrived in the national capital with parts of Delhi receiving heavy rain on Tuesday morning. As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature in the city today will be 25.0 degrees Celcius, while the maximum temperature is unlikely to go beyond 33.0 degrees Celcius. Heavy rains were witnessed in New Delhi's Akbar Road area.
Patna is witnessing heavy rain since Friday evening which has inundated several parts of the city including Bihar assembly premises and the residence of Deputy Chief Minister Renu Devi.
Maha Shiv Colony in UP's Moradabad witnessed severe waterlogging on June 20 after drains overflow due to incessant rainfall. Locals are struggling to commute through waterlogging roads. IMD predicted 'partly cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers' on June 20.