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Rain, hailstorm hit Delhi-NCR; flight operations, traffic affected

NEW DELHI: After mild rains early in the day, Delhi and the nationwide capital area witnessed every other spell of rain and hailstorm on Thursday night.

Hailstorm in Noida Sector-93 A

Rain and heavy hailstorm in lots of portions of Delhi, Noida and Faridabad additionally affected the visitors motion.

18 flights had been diverted from Delhi airport between 6 pm and seven pm on Thursday because of dangerous weather, PTI quoted airport reliable as pronouncing.

This got here after Delhi recorded a considerably heat day on Wednesday with the maximum temperature recording 25.1 degrees Celsius – two notches above standard for this time of the season, whilst the minimal used to be 12 — 3 notches above standard.

The met place of business had predicted moderate showers for Thursday, accompanied with isolated hailstorm activity and robust surface winds starting from 25 to 35 km/hr.

Traffic motion used to be gradual on New Rohtak Road because of water-logging at Anand Parbat, Delhi visitors police alerted.

Commuters needed to face difficulty on MB Road because of water-logging at Batra Hospital and PS Sangam Vihar.

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