New Delhi: A cluster bus got nearly submerged below Minto Bridge near Connaught Place as heavy rains lashed the national capital on Monday afternoon.
Delhi: A bus got stuck in a waterlogged road under Minto Bridge following heavy rainfall earlier today, passengers had been rescued safely. pic.twitter.com/TNazFUGzFj
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As per reports, all the passengers on the bus were safely rescued.
Traffic at various intersections was affected owing to waterlogging on several roads.
It was a humid morning in the city and the minimum temperature settled at 25 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal.
The weatherman has predicted that rainfall would continue and the mercury is expected to settle below the normal levels.
“Heavy rainfall is expected in various areas in the city during the day. The maximum temperature will settle around 35 degrees Celsius,” an MeT official said.
The maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded at 37.8 degrees Celsius, while the minimum stood at 28.6 degrees Celsius.
Earlier on Friday, Delhiites faced a similar situatuion when a DTC bus reportedly submerged at the Minto Bridge. Several areas like Tilak Bridge, Modi Mill Flyover, Dhaula Kuan were completely under water.
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Moreover, the Delhi secretariat was also hit by Waterlogging as water leaked into the building following the rain on Friday.
(With inputs from PTI)