Most parts of North India, bereft of rains, today reeled under humid conditions and Srinagar witnessed hottest day in seven years, even as the national capital was lashed by heavy showers rendering roads flooded and causing traffic jams.
Delhi received heavy rains today bringing some respite from the humid conditions.
The humidity level was between 83 to 65 per cent and the day temperature settled at 36 degree Celsius, two notches above normal.
The minimum temperature in Delhi settled at 28.8 deg C which is also two degree above normal, according to the Meteorological department.
In Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar recorded the hottest day in seven years as the mercury touched 35.4 deg C today.
"It is the hottest day since July 2006," a spokesman of the Met office said. He said it was the second hottest day in Kashmir in the last decade. The mercury had touched 35.5 deg C for successive years in the month of July 2005 and 2006.
In Uttar Pradesh, some parts in western region got light to moderate rains.
Source : http://www.indianexpress.com/news/heavy-rains-lash-national-capital-rendering-roads-flooded/1148320/1
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