In simpler terms, New Delhi recently experienced light rain, and the temperature dropped by a significant 6 degrees. This rain also came with thunder and lightning in areas like Noida, Indirapuram, South Delhi, and East Delhi.
New Delhi Climate
Late on Monday night, various areas in the national capital were blessed with gentle rain, causing the temperature to dip by 6 degrees. In the past day, new Delhi temperature fell from 29 degrees Celsius to 23 degrees Celsius. The rain came along with thunder and lightning, making appearances in Noida, Indirapuram, South Delhi, and East Delhi.
Certain areas like Rafi Marg and Moti Bagh experienced light to moderate rainfall, leading to minor traffic jams and congestion. Traffic on major roads moved slowly as drivers hurried to reach their destinations, causing some commotion.
The weather forecast for Tuesday indicates a mostly cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or thundershowers. The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to be around 31 and 20 degrees Celsius, respectively.
The Regional Meteorological Center in New Delhi predicts thunderstorms and lightning at isolated locations. According to the latest update from RWFC Delhi, there’s a chance of thunderstorms with light to moderate rainfall in areas including Tundla, Agra, Firozabad (U.P.), Chandpur, Sambhal, Billari, Milak, Chandausi, Anupshahar, and Bahajoi (U.P.) in the next 2 hours.
Previously, RWFC had forecasted light to moderate rainfall with heavy rain in isolated places in and around Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR).
In a statement, the Regional Weather Forecasting Centre (RWFC) noted, “Thunderstorms with light to moderate rainfall and heavy rain in isolated areas, along with gusty winds at speeds of 30-50 Km/h, are expected in Delhi and the entire NCR region, including Ghaziabad, Noida, Dadri, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, and others, during the next 2 hours.”
On the preceding Monday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had forecasted light to moderate rain in various parts of the northeastern region of the country over the next two days. Simultaneously, it was anticipated that Tamil Nadu and Kerala might experience heavy to extremely heavy rainfall.
In related news, several areas in Tamil Nadu’s Dindigul district were drenched by heavy rainfall on Monday morning. As per the IMD reports, Dindigul town received 35 mm of rain, while Kodaikanal’s Rose Garden recorded a 30 mm downpour. Kamatchipurm saw 11.5 mm of rainfall, and Briyant Park in Kodaikanal experienced a substantial 43.6 mm of rainfall.
The meteorological department has projected that the northeast monsoon is set to begin in Tamil Nadu on October 18. Weather experts have indicated that this year’s monsoon is likely to be below the average level.
(Information sourced from ANI and PTI)
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