The national capital received 112.1 mm rainfall in the 24 hours ending 8:30 am on Wednesday, the highest in at least 12 years.
The national capital on Monday recorded a maximum temperature of 34.6 degrees Celsius
'Morning rain was of high intensity so a few areas of the city witnessed waterlogging. Our field staff is on the ground and we are closely observing the situation,' a PWD official said.
Many office-goers reported late for office and several people posted their plight through videos and photographs on social media, some seeking help from police.
On Friday, fairly widespread rainfall occurred over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and adjoining parts of West Uttar Pradesh due to a western disturbance bringing respite from the prevailing heatwave conditions.
Partly cloudy sky with along with heatwave conditions are forecast at isolated places
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