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Updated: May 2, 2018 9:59:55 pm
Delhi rain HIGHLIGHTS: Heavy downpour brings temperature down, several flights delayed View at the India Gate following the change in weather. (Photo: ANI)

People in Delhi had relief from scorching heat as heavy downpour lashed the national capital bringing mercury down on Wednesday evening . Several flights were delayed due to change in weather, while heavy storm led to fall of many trees, resulting in traffic jams in several areas. The IPL match between Rajasthan Royals and Delhi Daredevils at Feroze Shah Kotla also got delayed due to bad weather.

Here are the Delhi rain HIGHLIGHTS: 

9:10 pm: Some parts of the city such as Sansad Marg, Lajpat Nagar and Dwarka were hit by the rainfall which started at 7.40 pm, reported news agency PTI.

Rain lashes the national capital, bringing respite from heat. Visuals from India Gate. #Delhi pic.twitter.com/9PKvrueqzq

— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2018

9:05 pm: The humidity ranged between 66 and 38 per cent on Wednesday, informed Meteorological Department.

9:00 pm: The Meteorological Department has forecast overcast skies along with possibility of a light rain for Thursday.

Central Delhi this evening 😍#rain#lodhigardenpic.twitter.com/0gXfdRPSCJ

— Wellbeingvoyage (@wellbeingvoyage) May 2, 2018

8:55 pm:  The maximum temperature was recorded at 38.3 degrees celsius, usual for this time of the year but the minimum temperature was reported at 27 degrees Celsius which is two notches above the present season’s average.

Delhi rain HIGHLIGHTS: Heavy downpour brings temperature down, several flights delayed

8: 45 pm: Many flights to and from Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport got delayed due to unfavourable weather conditions in Delhi NCR.

Delhi rain HIGHLIGHTS: Heavy downpour brings temperature down, several flights delayed

8:40 pm: Several trees fell down owing to the stormy weather in New Delhi.

Tree falls on the road near Siri Fort Auditorium after rain lashed the area, traffic affected. #Delhi pic.twitter.com/cX6LzUL2kn

— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2018

8:30 pm: A squall with a wind speed of 59 km per hour hit the city at 16.45 pm and continued till 16.47 pm, MeT Department said.

Rain lashes the national capital, bringing respite from heat. Visuals from India Gate. #Delhi pic.twitter.com/9PKvrueqzq

— ANI (@ANI) May 2, 2018

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