29th August, 2012, New Delhi: On Wednesday, Delhiites experienced heavy showers as the national capital met the highest rainfall for a day in this season. On Wednesday, till 8.30 in the morning, the city received 59.5 mm rainfall for a period of 24 hours. Recently on 21st August, the city met 54.4 mm rainfall.
Several places of the city have been water logged that caused inconvenience to commuters. Vehicular movements have also slowed down in places like Loni Border, Kalkaji, Khanpur, Govindpuri, Maa Aanand Mai marg, GK-1, Anand Parbat, Hamdard Nagar, Dabri and Durgapuri Chowk.
According to reports commuters badly suffered at IIT crossing, Hari Nagar, Mahipalpur, Lala lajpat Rai Marg, Lodhi flyover, Andrew Ganj to Wazirpur industrial area, Badarpur border, Munirika flyover, Yusuf Sarai Market and Adhchini because of waterlogging and potholes.
Since 20th August, heavy rainfall had lowered the monsoon deficit of the city to less than twenty percent from forty three percent earlier. Delhi received 328 mm showers in this month. In the year 2010, the city met 455.1 mm rainfall in August.