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Delhi rains: DTC bus submerged under Minto Bridge; one person found dead

According to the Delhi fire department, a bus and two autorickshaws were stuck at the Minto Bridge underpass due to heavy waterlogging.

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Delhi rains: Body found under waterlogged Minto Bridge

Agencies New Delhi
The residents of the National Capital woke up to heavy rains and rumbling of thunder on Sunday morning. Delhi received its first spell of heavy rains today which inundated low-lying areas. Several stretches on which construction work is going on also reported waterlogging.

Waterlogging in several areas of Delhi due to heavy rains affected movement of traffic in the city on Sunday, officials said.

Till 5:30 am, the Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative figures for the city, recorded 4.9 mm rainfall. The Palam weather station gauged 3.8 mm precipitation.

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First Published: Jul 19 2020 | 11:36 AM IST

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