New Delhi: Heavy rains hit parts of central Delhi on Sunday afternoon, bringing relief from the hot and humid weather conditions.
Heavy to light showers were witnessed in areas such as Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place and the Mathura Road.
It caused heavy traffic jam in some areas.
“I was supposed to reach Mathura Road by 2.30 pm and left Noida by 1 pm. Even though I reached Pragati Maidan by 2, I arrived at my destination by 2.45. Rains coupled with road closures meant that I kept roaming around Mathura Road for about 45 minutes,” said Smitha, a commuter.
The morning was humid with the minimum temperature settling at 26.6 degrees Celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department.
The relative humidity was recorded at 83 per cent at 8:30 pm, the IMD said.
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