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Rain batters Delhi-NCR, more showers predicted

Gurugram and Noida administrations issue advisories for employees to work from home and schools to remain shut

Rain batters Delhi-NCR, more showers predicted

Waterlogged road around flats in Faridabad.

New Delhi, September 23

The national capital and its adjoining satellite cities -- Noida and Gurugram -- were lashed throughout the night with rain resulting in waterlogging and slow traffic movement on the key roads on Friday morning.

Taking note of the weather, the administrations in Gurugram and Noida issued specific advisories in their area. The Gurugram Administration issued an advisory to private institutions and corporate offices to guide their employees to work from home to avoid traffic congestion on roads. In Noida, all government and private schools up to Class 8 will remain closed as several roads in the city were waterlogged due to the incessant rains.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a generally cloudy sky with moderate rain and thundershowers at almost all the areas of Delhi.

In the past 24 hours, the city received 72 mm of rainfall while the maximum temperature was recorded at 28 degrees Celsius, seven notches below the season's normal. Even on this day, the maximum temperature is expected to remain the same as Thursday's.

As per IMD update at 8.30 am, the city was having a relative humidity of 100 per cent with the wind blowing in eastern direction at 7.5 km per hour. IANS

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