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Delhi-NCR had recorded a deficit of 49 per cent in monsoon rains in the first three weeks of September. However, in just two days on Thursday and Friday, Badra rained in such a way that the deficiency of the entire month was filled. At the same time, there has been a sudden flood situation in many districts of Uttar Pradesh, which are facing drought due to lack of rain.
According to the Meteorological Department, a low level cyclone condition is prevailing over entire south and west Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and NCR. Due to this, torrential rains are occurring in these areas, due to which normal life has been disturbed. The Meteorological Department has forecast that rain will continue in UP, Delhi-NCR, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh for the next 48 hours. An orange alert has been issued for Uttarakhand till September 25. A yellow alert has also been issued in Delhi on Saturday.
There will be a holiday in Gautam Budh Nagar-Ghaziabad till class VIII even today
Schools will remain closed on Saturday in many districts of Uttar Pradesh due to torrential rains. Holiday instructions have been given in Gautam Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Hapur and Bulandshahr up to class VIII.
80 mm of rain in two days
For the second consecutive day in Delhi-NCR, it rained intermittently throughout the day on Friday. In the last 24 hours, 63 percent of the monthly average of Delhi has been recorded. Delhi received 80 mm of rain from Thursday morning to Friday evening. The Meteorological Department has forecast that rain will continue in Delhi-NCR for the next 48 hours. Heavy rain is expected at some places on Saturday. According to the department, the average rainfall in the capital in September is 112.8 mm. From 8:30 am on Thursday to 8:30 am on Friday, 72 mm of rain fell. After this the figure till 5:30 pm on Friday was 8 mm.
Heavy rain likely today
According to the department, there will be rain on Saturday as well. There is a possibility of heavy rain at some places. The department has issued a yellow alert regarding this. The maximum temperature can remain up to 27 and the minimum 22 degree Celsius. The rain will continue for the next day as well and light to moderate rain may occur at some places.
Trees fell at 16 places
The corporation received complaints of falling trees or falling branches of trees from 16 places across Delhi. New Friends Colony, Defense Colony, Kalkaji, Jangpura, Modi Mill Okhla, Panchsheel Park, Asiad Village, Mandi Village, Vasant Kunj, Safdarjung Enclave, Sector-17 Rohini, Mangolpuri, F-Block Mangolpuri, West Patel Nagar, Malviya Nagar and Chhatarpur A complaint was lodged regarding the falling of the tree.
hospital railing fell
A car and several two-wheelers were damaged when a piece of roof railing of a building of the corporation’s Hindurao Hospital broke off.