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Rain lashes Delhi-NCR, more showers likely today

Feb 20, 2024 04:38 AM IST

Delhi-NCR weather: The IMD has predicted more showers through the day in the national capital and its adjoining areas.

Delhi and its adjoining National Capital Region (NCR) on early Tuesday witnessed heavy rainfall, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting more showers through the day. According to the weather department, light to moderate intensity rain accompanied with thunderstorm would continue over the national capital and its adjoining areas.

Delhi-NCR weather: Rain, thunderstorm hit capital(Hindustan Times)
Delhi-NCR weather: Rain, thunderstorm hit capital(Hindustan Times)

“Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of many places of Delhi and NCR, Deoband, Nazibabad, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnaur, Khatauli, Sakoti Tanda, Hastinapur, Chandpur, Baraut, Daurala, Bagpat, Meerut, Khekra, Modinagar, Gulaoti, Siyana, Sikandrabad, Bulandshahar, Jahangirabad, Shikarpur (U.P.)," the IMD wrote in its bulletin.

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It added, “Light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Farukhnagar, Sohana, Rewari (Haryana) Kithor, Amroha, Moradabad, Garhmukteshwar, Pilakhua, Hapur, Anupshahar, Bahajoi (U.P.) Bhiwari (Rajasthan) during next 2 hours.”

Meanwhile, videos posted by news agency ANI shows several areas soaked with rain in the national capital.

Meanwhile, according to the IMD, the minimum temperature in Delhi is likely to settle at 13 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature is likely to be around 28 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.

Earlier on Monday, the weather department predicted a generally cloudy sky with light rain and thunderstorm at a few places in the national capital.

Notably, the rain is expected to improve the air quality of Delhi and other NCR areas, which continued to remain in the ‘poor’ category on Monday with an overall air quality index of 231.

IMD's rainfall prediction for other states

The IMD on Monday also predicted that apart from Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and western Uttar Pradesh are ‘very likely’ to witness rainfall from February 19 to February 21. Along with this, isolated thunderstorms, gusty winds and lightening are ‘very likely’ in Punjab from February 18-21; over Rajasthan on February 19-20 and in eastern UP from February 20-22.

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