In pics: Rains cool Delhi but thunderstorm disrupts traffic, flights
It was a rainy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 23 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average, weather officials said.delhi Updated: May 30, 2016 11:53 IST
It was a rainy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 23 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average, weather officials said.
“The skies will remain cloudy throughout the day. Light rains/thundershower accompanied by storm are likely to occur,” said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Maximum temperature is likely to hover around 34 degrees Celsius.
The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 98 percent, the official said.
On Sunday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.7 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average while the minimum temperature of the day settled at 24 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average.
Air passengers stalled at IGI airport after several flights were diverted from Delhi due to bad weather, last night pic.twitter.com/Glo2Xg8h7V— ANI (@ANI_news) May 30, 2016
Owing to bad weather condition, more than 25 flights were diverted from Delhi on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flight from Karnataka was diverted from Delhi to Jaipur, but landed in the national capital at around 12:10 a.m.
The Met office also forecasted heavy rains at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and South Interior Karnataka. Thunderstorm accompanied by squall is also likely to occur at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.
First Published: May 30, 2016 10:22 IST