Rain falls in parts of Delhi, providing respite from the humidity
Vehicles ply through the waterlogged Delhi-Gurugram ACHIway and service road after heavy rains lashed Gurugram on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
New Delhi: Parts of Delhi received moderate rain on Friday morning, providing a much-needed respite from the humid temperatures.
Saket, Malaviya Nagar, Burari, GTB Nagar, Kailash East, Lajpat Nagar and Mount Kailash recorded light to moderate rain.
The Meteorological Department has predicted light to moderate rain over Delhi and its surrounding areas in the next two hours.
“Light to moderate rain at most places of Delhi, NCR (Loni Dehat, Hinton AF Station, Noida, Faridabad, Ballabgarh, Manesar Gurugram) Rajound, Ashant, Safidan, Panipat, Kohana, Kannur and adjoining areas. Over two hours,” IMD’s Regional Weather Forecasting Center (RWFC) tweeted around 10.50 am.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature was 26.5 degrees Celsius above normal.
The day’s maximum temperature in the capital is expected to be 34 degrees Celsius. At 8.30 am on Friday, the humidity was 92 per cent, according to the Meteorological Department. On Thursday, rain lashed several parts of the national capital, while the weather office predicted more rain for the next two days.
Isolated places in Lutyen’s Delhi near India Gate, Sansad Marg, ITO, Balam, Shahdara, Dilshad Garden, Ayanagar, Theramandi, Pitampura and Najafgarh were the areas that witnessed rain. The city received 0.8 mm of rain in the 24 hours ending 8.30 am on Friday, the Meteorological Department said.
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