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Orange alert issued for heavy rain in Delhi by IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for heavy rain in Delhi on Wednesday. The Department has also warned of traffic disruption and waterlogging in low-lying areas. The officials said that due to monsoon in Delhi, light to moderate rain may occur for a week. Delhi has received 386.3 mm of rain so far this month, which is 103% more than the normal 190.4 mm. This is the highest rainfall recorded in July since 2003 and the second highest ever. Vice-president of Skymet Weather, Mahesh Palawat, said that the number of rainy days has reduced in the last few years. He said that cities are receiving more rain in less time.

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