Delhi Rains

  • Morning rains greet Dellhiites, more expected August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Early morning rains greeted Delhiites on Saturday with the skies expected to remain overcast throughout the day. According to the MeT department officials, the humidity recorded at 8.30 AM was 90 per cent. The Safdarjung observatory which is the official reading for the city recorded rainfall of about 10.2 mm...
  • Temperature drops further as rains continue in Delhi June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the Met department has predicted weak monsoons this year, Delhi has got some respite from the scorching heat as rains continue to lash the national capital. The temperature dropped on Friday to 41 degrees Celsius. The temperature is expected to drop further after the morning showers on...
  • Delhi to get respite from heat till Wednesday, says MeT department June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Surprise rains and thunder storm in several parts of the national capital on Thursday brought much needed respite to Delhiites reeling under scorching heat coupled with long power outages for the past one week. The city received 2.8 mm of rain till 8:30 pm, the MeT department said,...
  • Delhi HC pulls up Chief Secretary on water logging in city April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up the Delhi Chief Secretary on the water-logging issue in the city. Chiding the Delhi government, the High Court said, "Nothing is happening according to the master plan. What are you doing? Have you seen in what condition people are living in...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha take on Britain's royal baby July 28, 2013

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about the mid day meal death, Delhi rains and Salman Khan and much more. ...
  • Pray to gods: Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit on rains creating havoc July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: After few hours of rain brought chaos to the national capital and exposed the unpreparedness of the state government to tackle Monsoon rains, Delhi Chief Minster Sheila Dikshit said that the only solution was to pray to the gods to ask for the rain to stop. Water-logging has been...
  • Rains lash Delhi, NCR again; waterlogging, traffic jams in many areas July 22, 2013

    Heavy rains continued to lash New Delhi and NCR on Monday with waterlogging reported in many areas. The city still remains wary after torrential rain crippled the capital two days ago. ...
  • Heavy rains lash Delhi, NCR again, waterlogging at several places July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Heavy rains continued to lash New Delhi and NCR on Monday with water-logging reported in many areas. Traffic jams have been reported at Nizamudin bridge, Ashram, Mathura road, near Pragati Maidan, Kalindi Kunj, ITO. The city is still recovering from the aftermath of the torrential rain that has crippled...
  • Delhi rains: Stuck on roads for hours, commuters share their woes July 20, 2013

    Heavy rains lashed the national capital on Saturday, causing massive traffic jams due to waterlogging as vehicles had to negotiate flooded streets which exposed the civic bodies' lack of preparedness. Waterlogging was reported in several low-lying areas of the city while in some parts, rain water flooded the basements of...
  • Heavy downpour triggers massive traffic snarls in Delhi July 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Heavy rains lashed the national capital on Saturday, causing massive traffic jams due to waterlogging as vehicles had to negotiate flooded streets which exposed the civic bodies' lack of preparedness. Waterlogging was reported in several low-lying areas of the city while in some parts, rain water flooded the...
  • Delhi gets a relief from the heat with fresh rainfall July 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi got some relief from the heat on Monday with rainfall gracing the capital. The rains came a fortnight ahead of what the Met department had predicted. Rains were expected in the capital around July 16. The minimum temperature in the capital on Sunday settled at 27.9 degrees celsius. More...
  • Rains lash Delhi, give respite from scorching heat June 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Rains and dust storms lashed the national capital on Saturday, giving the much needed respite to Delhiites from scorching heat. According to the MeT office, mercury dropped by as much as 10.2 degrees after the spell of rain which lasted around 45 minutes. Temperature came down from 37.8...
  • Relief for Delhiites, MET predicts early monsoon June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhiites can expect relief from the scorching heat soon as the MET department predicts early monsoon in the city. Pre-monsoon showers are expected in Delhi and other parts of north-west India during the next three days even as some parts of the city received rain this morning. The south-west monsoon...
  • Rains bring relief to Delhi after scorcher spell June 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Rain and strong winds lashed the capital this evening, bringing much needed relief to Delhiites who have been braving a harsh summer sun. The maximum temperature during the day stood 43.6 deg C, three notches above from normal and the minimum temperature was recorded two degree above normal...
  • Light rains, breeze bring back winter chill in capital December 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Light rains and breeze brought back winter chill to the national capital on Tuesday with day temperature falling by nine degree Celsius from the previous day. The capital had been experiencing relatively warmer days in the past couple of days. On Tuesday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 18.7...
  • Delhi: Heavy 3-hour rain causes jams, waterlogging August 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The national capital on Tuesday witnessed severe traffic jams and water logging after parts of the city received as much as 42 mm of rain in just three hours, the highest for the year. As a result of the downpour, there were massive traffic jams in key arterial roads. Meanwhile,...
  • Delhi rains: Yamuna water level steadily rising August 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna has been rising steadily due to the incessant rains in the capital for the past five days. The government, however, says there is no need to panic as yet. No evacuations have been ordered so far. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court has directed the...
  • Pre-monsoon showers lash Delhi, bring relief July 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The much-awaited pre-monsoon showers lashed the capital on Friday bringing relief to Delhiites bearing with scorching heat for over a month, even as monsoon rains are expected to reach the city by Saturday. Medium to heavy rains lashed most parts of the city at around 6 pm and continued...
  • CJ Mamta exposes negligence of Delhi's civic agencies September 17, 2011

    Citizen Journalist Mamta escaped death during rains in Delhi due to the negligence of civic agencies. ...
  • Delhi rain chaos: authorities' claims fall flat September 16, 2011

    New Delhi: Two days of excessive rainfall that brought Delhi to a standstill has exposed the Delhi local authorities' claims of being ready for the monsoon. Friday's morning rain again brought many parts of the capital to a standstill with waterlogged roads, flooded localities, traffic jams. Thursday evening saw Delhi...
  • Heavy downpour in Delhi, chaos across the city September 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Heavy showers drenched Delhiites on Friday, leaving many of them on the roads as traffic went haywire due to water logging while a minor girl lost her life when the boundary wall of a hospital collapsed. It was raining heavily since early morning and the rain gauges measured...
  • Rains cause Yamuna to cross the danger mark August 21, 2010

    New Delhi: Incessant rains since early Saturday morning continue to wreck havoc in Delhi. Threat of a flood looms large along Yamuna as the overnight rains have caused the river to rise above the danger mark of 204 metres after 2 lakh cusecs of water was released from Hathnikund barrage...
  • India at 9: Delhi airport dream comes apart in rains August 22, 2009

    New Delhi: Managing Director of Fabindia, William Bissel says he is saddened by the loss to the stock at his retail outlet at Delhi's spanking new airport terminal 1D as the swanky showroom witnessed damage to its roof in Friday's torrential rains. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Bissel says though insurance covers...
  • Rains lash Delhi, part of roof falls at airport August 22, 2009

    New Delhi: A part of the roof at Delhi airport’s new domestic terminal collapsed in heavy rains on Friday evening. Flight operations resumed after being suspended for an hour on Friday evening following torrential rains that also damaged a portion of the new domestic terminal building, airport officials said. ...
  • Delhi wakes up to traffic snarls July 28, 2009

    New Delhi: There were massive traffic jams in key intersections, many places continued to be waterlogged and several underpasses were still submerged -- the nightmare of Monday's deluge spilled over to the morning Tuesday and commuters faced a harrowing time getting to work. Traffic lights were not working in several...
  • Delhi experiences heavy rains on Monday morning May 26, 2008

    Delhi once again experienced heavy rains Monday morning. Dark clouds enveloped the city and storm winds blew at 44 km per hour. The met department has forecast a wet day and more thundersqualls in the next two days. Unseasonal rains are due to a cyclonic condition over parts of Rajasthan....