New Delhi, Sept 1 (IndiaToday) – Heavy rains continued to lash parts of Delhi for the second consecutive day on Wednesday. The city is likely to witness moderate to heavy rainfall till 9 am as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an orange alert in Delhi.
Disruption in traffic and waterlogging in low-lying areas are likely to be caused due to rainfall. Therefore, people are advised to check for traffic congestion before stepping out. “Avoid going to areas that face waterlogging problems often,” the IMD said.
“Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain is also likely to occur over and in adjoining areas of isolated places of East, Southeast, Northeast, North, Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, Dadri, Meerut and Modinagar during the next two hours [issued at 8:30 am],” the IMD said.
According to reports, trees were uprooted in several areas, including Khel Gaon, Chhatarpur, Katwariya Sarai and Kalkaji, following the heavy rainfall. Moreover, part of a wall collapsed in the Sainik Farms area in South Delhi, PTI reported.