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Rain lashes elements of Delhi-NCR

New Delhi [India] June 30 (ANI): Light to reasonable rain lashed elements of Delhi and its adjoining areas on Friday afternoon.

The monsoon arrived within the nationwide capital on Sunday, two days earlier than its scheduled onset, bringing respite to Delhiites from the scorching warmth.

Waterlogging has been reported from a number of areas within the nationwide capital and Noida.

An ‘orange’ alert has additionally been issued for the town by the climate division.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) scientist Soma Sen on Tuesday stated that the monsoon is lively at present with its speedy development over the last 4 to 5 days.

Leaving some elements of northwest India, the monsoon has impacted nearly your entire nation. Entire Gujarat and south-east Rajasthan have been lined by the monsoon. In the subsequent two days, it’s anticipated that south Punjab, Haryana and the remaining elements of Rajasthan may also obtain rain, Soma Sen added.

Delhi Mayor Shelly Oberoi spoke to ANI in regards to the preparations made by the MCD for the monsoon.

“In the last 15 days, we have held meetings 2-3 times not only with MCD officers but also inter-departmental. We called officers from PWD, DDA, Delhi Jal Board, Railways and Metro. We discussed all the preparations that should be made. They have been instructed that instead of blaming each other, it will be better if all the officers coordinate and work to prepare Delhi for monsoon,” she stated.

On Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) declared the onset of the southwest monsoon over Mumbai and Delhi collectively for the primary time in a long time as heavy rainfall with lightning and thunderstorm lashed the 2 cities on Sunday. (ANI)