Delhi experienced heavy rain that brought the temperature down to 26.1 degrees Celsius, 13 degrees below the normal level for the season. Thunderstorms and gusty winds are expected over the next 2-3 days, as well as showers of light to moderate intensity in surrounding areas. Rain is forecast to continue for the next few days.
Updated on 02/05/2023 | 08:44 AM IST
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The rains gave Delhi the second coldest day in May in 13 years. This comes a day after Sunday’s maximum temperature was 28.7 degrees Celsius, 10 degrees below normal for the season.
Thunderstorms accompanied by light to moderate rainfall are also expected in Karnal, Safidon, Panipat of Haryana and Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnaur, Hastinapur, Chandpur, Meerut, Moradabad, Hapur, Sambhal, Billari , Chandausi, Jahangirabad and Anupshahar of Uttar Pradesh in the near term. few hours.
Rain caused by the western disturbance is expected to last for the next two to three days, according to the MeT agency. According to Dr Naresh Kumar, Senior Scientist at IMD, a three-day orange rain warning has been issued for practically the whole of Northern India.
The highest temperature in Delhi dropped to 28.7 degrees Celsius on Sunday, 10 degrees below the average for the season and the lowest for the month since April 4, 2015, according to the India Meteorological Department.
According to the IMD, rain is forecast to decrease in most states over the next four days. According to reports, it has been raining in most parts of the country for the past two days.
Dr Naresh Kumar, Senior Scientist at IMD, said the main reason for the unseasonal downpour was “Western disturbance”, adding that a heavy rainfall warning had been issued. in the Western Himalaya region, that is, rainfall more than 6.5 cm.