New Delhi: Light to moderate showers on Sunday drenched most parts of Northern India, while heavy downpours triggered mudslides in Uttarakhand and posed flood threat in Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 34.2 deg C, while the minimum settled at 26.2 deg C.

Maximum temperature in most parts of Punjab and Haryana remained up to two degrees below normal as some parts in the region were drenched by light to moderate rainfall.     While Ludhiana received 10.8 mm of rainfall, Ambala recorded 3.7 mm, the MeT said.

Amritsar was hottest in the region with a high of 34.8 deg C, followed by Hisar 34.5 deg C, Chandigarh 32.4 deg C and Patiala 33.1 deg C.

Rivers continue to swell posing flood threat in low lying areas of Uttar Pradesh as heavy rains occurred there in the past 24 hours.

While river Sharda is flowing above danger mark in Palliakalan, Ghagra is also rising in Barabanki and Bahraich, a Central Water Commission report said.

Traffic was affected in Uttarakhand as heavy rains triggered mudslides, leaving various roads unmotorable. The hill state has experienced heavy showers this monsoon which has led to 14 deaths in rain-related incidents till now.

Meanwhile, light rains occurred in parts of Rajasthan with Jaipur recording 50.8 mm of rainfall, followed by Ajmer 5 mm, Dabok 2.4 mm and Bikaner 0.4 mm.

(Agencies)