Light Rain In Parts Of Delhi, Thundershowers Expected Tomorrow, Says IMD


New Delhi: People are likely to get some respite from the scorching heat in the national capital from Thursday as the Meteorological Department has forecast thunderstorms and light rain. The city’s maximum temperature on Wednesday settled at 38.6 degrees Celsius, as reported by news agency PTI.

“There will be a generally cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain and thundershowers at isolated places. The city’s maximum and minimum temperatures will hover around 36 degrees Celsius and 28 degrees Celsius respectively,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official told PTI.

It was hot and humid on Wednesday morning in the national capital Delhi. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the minimum temperature in Delhi this morning was recorded at 29.4 degrees Celsius.

The weather department has predicted that the sky will be cloudy in Delhi on Thursday and there is a possibility of light rain during the day. The Meteorological Department said that the relative humidity was recorded at 74 percent at 8.30 am. 

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On Tuesday, the city’s maximum temperature was recorded at 37.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above average. The IMD had issued an ‘Orange Alert’ for Wednesday and predicted moderate to heavy rain.

IMD uses four-color codes for weather-related warnings. Green means ‘no action is required, yellow means ‘watch and be alert’, orange means ‘be prepared’ and red means ‘take action’.

According to the prediction of the Indian Meteorological Department, the monsoon hit the capital on Sunday. The weather in Delhi was pleasant even on Friday last week and, there was rain in many places in Delhi.