MONSOON

-August 3, 2021

The Public Works Department (PWD) in Delhi will carry out complete overhaul of major city roads after the monsoon season gets over, officials said on Tuesday According to PWD officials, the move is aimed at improving health of roads which gets deteriorated during rainy season due to extensive waterlogging and high-intensity rainfall. A major portion of […]

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-July 30, 2021

The Delhi administration on Friday sounded a flood alert and expedited efforts to evacuate people living in the Yamuna flood plains, as the river in the capital breached the danger mark of 205.33 metres amid heavy rains in the upper catchment areas, officials said. The water level was recorded at 205.34 metres at the Old […]

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-July 29, 2021

The water level in the Yamuna in Delhi on Thursday rose to 203.37 metres, close to the warning mark of 204.50 metres after heavy rains in the upper catchment areas of the river, officials said The administration had sounded an alert in the low-lying areas close to the river floodplains on Tuesday and the situation […]

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-July 28, 2021

Another spell of moderate to heavy rain is likely in the capital on Wednesday with the India Meteorological Department issuing an orange alert, warning of major traffic disruptions and waterlogging in low-lying areas MeT officials said Delhi is in for a week-long spell of “light to moderate” rain with the monsoon trough passing through the […]

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-July 27, 2021

Heavy rains on Tuesday morning led to extensive waterlogging at several road stretches across Delhi, including near Pragati Maidan in the central part of the city and Dhaula Kuan in the southern part, affecting traffic movement. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said 100 mm of rainfall was recorded at the Safdarjung observatory, which provides representative […]

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-July 19, 2021

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said a “world class drainage system” will be developed across the national capital. He said drainage systems like the one at Minto Road here will be replicated across Delhi and drains and sewers will be desilted regularly. The chief minister made the announcement after taking part in a […]

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-July 13, 2021

Heavy rains in the city on Tuesday morning led to waterlogging on several road stretches including near the AIIMS flyover in south Delhi Public Works Department (PWD) officials said that only minor waterlogging complaints have been reported so far and efforts are being taken to remove water from such stretches. Our field staff is on the […]

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-July 1, 2021

Delhiites woke up to a hot morning on Thursday with the minimum temperature settling at 31.7 degrees celsius, four notches above normal, the India Meteorological Department said. The maximum temperature in the city is likely to settle around 42 degrees Celsius, it said. The relative humidity at 8.30 am was recorded at 43 per cent. […]

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