Heavy rains have started in some northern regions including the Indian capital New Delhi. According to the weather forecast, this trend will continue for a few more days. At least 12 people died in this heavy rain in two days. The highest rainfall has been recorded in 41 years, the Meteorological Department said. News – NDTV.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir. A low pressure is prevailing over North India; As a result of which there has been excessive rain in Delhi and other areas on Saturday. Delhi received 153 mm of rain in the last 24 hours, the highest rainfall in a single day since 1982.
Rain continued in the surrounding cities including Delhi on Sunday. As a result of this rain, waterlogging and traffic jams were seen in various parts of the capital. Due to heavy rain, power supply was also cut off in some parts of Gurugram.
A 58-year-old woman died after the roof of a building collapsed in Delhi due to heavy rains. Apart from this, four people lost their lives in rain-related accidents in Rajasthan.
Apart from this, a woman and her six-year-old daughter died after a roof collapsed in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar on Sunday morning. Three members of the same family were killed in a roof collapse in Himachal Pradesh too.
Flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir: On the other hand, two soldiers lost their lives in Jammu and Kashmir due to flash floods. At least 3,000 vehicles are stuck on the Srinagar-Jammu highway due to waterlogging caused by rain. A part of that road has been damaged by rain. Apart from this, a part of the national highway in Kullo division was washed away by flood water. There the water of Beas river is standing on the boundary.
Schools closed in Delhi: Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that all schools in Delhi will remain closed for one day on Monday due to the warning of the Meteorological Department and incessant rains for the past two days.