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Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR, waterlogging leads to traffic congestions in several areas

Torrential rains lashed parts of Delhi-NCR today morning, the IMD predicted light showers in the region along with a cloudy weather for the rest of the day.

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Torrential rains lashed parts of Delhi-NCR today morning. The IMD predicted light showers in the region along with cloudy weather for the rest of the day. The continuous rains has caused waterlogging and sporadic traffic snarls at several places across the city. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

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The weather department has said that due to the monsoon axis, which is looming over Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Jharkhand due to which heavy rains are expected in the following days. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

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Delhi came to a virtual standstill after heavy rains lashed several parts of the city. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

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Streets near the Civic Centre at Minto Road and Civil Lines area were waterlogged and cars were seen half-submerged in water. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

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Delhi has received 61 mm of rainfall since morning and the weatherman has predicted that the downpour will continue throughout the day. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

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Waterlogging was reported at Lajpat Nagar market, Pant Nagar bus stand and IP Marg near police headquarters, said a Delhi Traffic Police official. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

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The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 33 degrees Celsius. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

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Due to the heavy rains, the Rashtrapati Bhavan also had to cancel the Change of Guard ceremony. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)

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The traffic police has also asked people to avoid Delhi-Noida road towards Ashram where traffic was blocked after a bus broke down. (Express photo by Praveen Khanna)