Visual from Noida Sector-137
NEW DELHI: Parts of Delhi and the national capital region witnessed light to moderate rain accompanied by thunderstorms in the early hours of Monday.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain over and adjoining areas of most places of Delhi-NCR, including Bahadurgarh, Gurugram, Manesar, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Noida, Assandh, Safidon, Gohana, Gannaur, Sonipat, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Narnaul.
With this, Delhi’s maximum and minimum temperatures settled at 32 and 25 degrees Celsius respectively.
“Generally cloudy sky with light to moderate rain and thundershowers. The maximum and minimum temperatures would be around 32 and 25 degrees Celsius respectively,” the IMD said in its bulletin.
Private forecaster Skymet Weather said that Delhi rains are expected to make a good comeback with showers for the next two to three days.
Easterly and southeasterly winds from the Bay of Bengal as well as Southwesterly winds from the Arabian Sea are feeding moisture over Delhi and the adjoining area.
The weather agency also predicted that the city is likely to see waterlogging in some parts.
“Delhi during the initial days was seeing deficiency in terms of rains. In fact, all the nine districts of Delhi were deficient. However, with the rains last week, the deficit had reduced from 65 per cent to 56 per cent,” it added.