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Heavy rain lashes Delhi, onset of monsoon to be declared on Thursday: IMD

Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the regional forecasting centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), said monsoon clouds led to rains in parts of Delhi

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The Met department also predicted heavy rainfall at isolated places in the national capital on Thursday. | PTI

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Heavy rains drenched parts of the national capital on Wednesday as monsoon clouds reached the city.

The downpour led to waterlogging and disruption of traffic movement in many areas and key intersections in the city.

"Monsoon clouds are at the doorstep of Delhi. A few places witnessed rains. As predicted, the onset of the monsoon in the city will be declared on Thursday," IMD Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said.

Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the regional forecasting centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), said monsoon clouds led to rains in parts of Delhi. 

He said the onset of the monsoon

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First Published: Jun 24 2020 | 2:16 PM IST

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