Visuals shared on Twitter showed heavy rain lashed parts of Noida.
During the early hours, the weather department said thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi, NCR and other places.
On Tuesday, the mercury fell by two notches in Delhi as the maximum temperature settled at 36 degrees Celsius.
SCHOOLS CLOSED IN NOIDA
In the wake of heavy rains in the NCR, the Noida district administration on Wednesday announced that all schools in the region would remain closed for the day.
The announcement came following waterlogging in several areas. Visuals show rain in the Greater Noida area on Wednesday morning.
YAMUNA BELOW DANGER MARK
Meanwhile, the Yamuna in the national capital was flowing just a few centimetres below the danger mark.
The river water level had been hovering around the danger mark of 205.33 metres for the last few days after reaching an all-time high of 208.66 metres on July 13.
However, the river crossed the danger mark at 5:00 pm on July 10 following incessant rainfall in the national capital.
The surge in Yamuna’s water level is primarily due to water discharge from the Hathnikund Barrage located in Haryana’s Yamunanagar caused by heavy rainfall in some regions of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
Due to the rise in the water level, several low-lying areas in Delhi grappled with waterlogging and flood-like situations.
Article source: indiatoday.in