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After IMD alert, rains keep Delhi waiting

New Delhi: Vast stretches of Delhi remained dry on Thursday despite the weather department's forecast of very heavy rains in the city.

The India Meteorological Department had issued a red alert for the national capital on Wednesday. Though the city remained swallowed up in dark clouds, rain kept the residents waiting on Thursday.

IMD officials said the weather stations at Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar recorded traces of rainfall. The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides official figures for the city, recorded nil precipitation. However, the red alert remains in place and heavy rains could occur on Friday.

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