Thunderstorm Hits Delhi, Normal Life Disrupted

Several trees were uprooted bringing traffic to a standstill in several areas across the region.
Thunderstorm Hits Delhi, Normal Life Disrupted
Trees uprooted after thunderstorm in Delhi

Heavy rains accompanied with gusty winds in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) on Monday afternoon caused widespread damage to property and disrupted normal life.

Several trees were uprooted bringing traffic to a standstill in several areas across the region. Many houses and vehicles on roads were damaged.

Apart from this, the finial of the historic Jama Masjid suffered damage due to the storm. According to sources, two people were injured by stones as they became loose and fell down from one of the minarets.

Finial of Jama Masjid damaged due to heavy winds in Delhi
Finial of Jama Masjid damaged due to heavy winds in Delhi

Meanwhile, flight schedule was affected at the international airport. Eights flights were diverted to Jaipur, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, and Dehradun due to bad weather, Delhi airport sources said.

Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal has instructed officials to take immediate steps to clear roads.

The temperature in the city dropped down after the heavy rains providing relief to people from the scorching heat.

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