New Delhi, July 13: Amid incessant rainfall in the national capital on Friday, waterlogging has been reported inside Delhi Secretariat building. The waterlogging went worse as the roof of the building saw water leakage following a downpour. Waterlogging and leakage were also reported at the Preet Vihar Metro Station in Delhi, according to tweets posted by Delhiites.
Rains lashed several parts of the national capital on Friday, following heavy overcast conditions that plunged the city into near darkness during the afternoon. The sky turned dark, prompting vehicles to ply with headlights on.
— ANI (@ANI) July 13, 2018
According to a Meteorological department official, several parts of the city witnessed rains. The minimum temperature was recorded at 27.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.
Heavy rainfall has been predicted by the weather department in various parts of the national capital. "The maximum temperature is expected to settle at around 34 degrees Celsius," the MeT department official said.
According to a report by PTI, Delhiites breathed clean air last month after nearly a year. The pollution level has since been in check and has remained at satisfactory or moderate level. On Thursday, heavy rainfall in Delhi kept the pollution level in check as clean, moisture-laden winds replaced the polluted air. Meanwhile, the Air Quality Index of Delhi was reported to be at 110 which falls in the moderate level.