A swollen Yamuna flooded low-lying areas along the riverbanks in Delhi on Tuesday, prompting authorities to evacuate around 6,500 people and suspend rail traffic movement on the Old Yamuna Bridge
A few areas in west, central, north, northwest, south and southeast Delhi recorded light to moderate rainfall
The minimum temperature was recorded at 26.9 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The relative humidity at 8.30 am was 75 per cent.
Even as the state is reeling under flood fury and the tremendous task of evacuating lakhs of people, the weather department has alerted more rains in the next few days in Odisha.
A bridge over the Song river near Thano was washed away. The Kempty Falls, a popular tourist spot near Mussoorie, was also flowing dangerously.
In Mandi, the body of a girl was recovered about half a km away from her house in Baghi Nullah on Mandi-Katola-Prashar road on Friday night, while five members of her family were washed away.
The IMD has issued a red’ warning for heavy to very heavy rainfall in Keonjhar, Bhadrak, Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts till 8.30 am on Saturday.
Several districts in Chhattisgarh have received heavy rainfall since Saturday evening, resulting in rise in water level of rivers like Mahanadi, Shivnath and Indravati as well as flooding of villages in low-lying areas