Heavy rains in Delhi-NCR, IMD issues orange alert

Heavy rains in Delhi-NCR, IMD issues orange alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an Orange alert as heavy rains lashed Delhi-NCR on Wednesday morning, bringing the temperature down to 28 degrees Celsius.

The IMD tweeted, "As visible from RADAR animation, Northwest and extreme north Delhi are likely to experience Light to moderate rain/thundershowers during the next 2 hours. The adjoining area of Haryana and UP are also likely to experience Light to moderate rain during the next 3 hours."

The heavy downpour has resulted in waterlogging in some parts.

"Waterlogging has been reported on NH-48 at IMT Manesar towards Jaipur. Our traffic officials are on the spot to facilitate the traffic flow. Commuters are requested to plan their travel accordingly," the Gurugram Traffic Police said.