The IMD issues a yellow alert due to heavy rain in several parts of Delhi, NCR.
On Tuesday also, Delhi received light rainfall bringing some respite from the sultry weather conditions that loomed over the city for past some days.
New Delhi: Delhi’s landscape turned pleasant as rain lashed several parts of national capital and adjoining regions of the NCR on Wednesday. The Indian Meteorological Department had predicted moderate to heavy rainfall for today and had also issued a Yellow alert for the national capital. “Yellow alert issued for Delhi today; generally cloudy sky, moderate to heavy rain & thunderstorms expected, said IMD Delhi, as reported by news agency ANI.
As per IMD entire Delhi and NCR region and adjoining districts in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh will experience “thundershower with moderate to heavy intensity rain with very heavy intensity rain over isolated places and gusty winds with speed of 30-50 Km/h” in next two hours.
On Tuesday also, Delhi received light rainfall bringing some respite from the sultry weather conditions that loomed over the city for past some days. However, the maximum temperature settled three notches above the normal to record at 37.7 degrees Celsius.
As per data shared by the weather department, the Safdarjung Observatory, whose reading is considered official for the city, reported ‘nil’ waterfall, whereas other weather stations recorded 0.5 rainfall at SPS Mayur Vihar, 2.5 mm at Jafarpur and 1 at Narela on Tuesday. While areas like East of Kailash and other regions of south Delhi received light rains, some other areas in the city like Lodhi Road reported traces of rainfall.
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