New Delhi, Aug 17: It was a rainy morning in the national capital Saturday with the minimum temperature settling three notches below average at 23.5 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast more rain during the day.
“The skies will remain cloudy and parts of the city will get more rain,” said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 29 degrees Celsius. The city received 52.8 mm of rain since Friday.
Rains Saturday morning caused commuters to get stranded in several parts of the city as major roads were flooded on account of poor drainage.
Pedestrians and people riding motorcycles and scooters were seen taking shelter under Metro over-bridges and other places, creating traffic bottlenecks.
Friday’s maximum temperature was 30.5 degree Celsius, three notches below normal while the minimum was 24.5 degree Celsius, two notches below normal.