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Sudden hailstorm hits parts of Delhi-NCR

Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:44 PM IST
  • The maximum temperature dropped five notches below the season's average to 25.3 degrees Celsius, the lowest so far this month, officials said.
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Parts of Delhi-NCR on Saturday witnessed light rains and hailstorm, bringing some respite from the warm weather. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:44 PM IST

Parts of Delhi-NCR on Saturday witnessed light rains and hailstorm, bringing some respite from the warm weather. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the IMD's regional forecasting centre, said, "An active western disturbance over northwest India is causing rain in the region and hailstorm in some areas. Another western disturbance will start affecting the region (from) Sunday… generally cloudy skies and on-and-off rain will continue over northwest India till March 20-21. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:44 PM IST

Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the IMD's regional forecasting centre, said, "An active western disturbance over northwest India is causing rain in the region and hailstorm in some areas. Another western disturbance will start affecting the region (from) Sunday… generally cloudy skies and on-and-off rain will continue over northwest India till March 20-21. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghosh)

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"The precipitation activity is predicted to peak on March 20. The wet spell will keep the mercury in check. Hailstorm is predicted in parts of northwest India, including Delhi-NCR, on March 20," Srivastava added. (HT Photo/Vipin Kumar) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:44 PM IST

"The precipitation activity is predicted to peak on March 20. The wet spell will keep the mercury in check. Hailstorm is predicted in parts of northwest India, including Delhi-NCR, on March 20," Srivastava added. (HT Photo/Vipin Kumar)

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The national capital also witnessed waterlogging in several areas, including Burari. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghost) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:44 PM IST

The national capital also witnessed waterlogging in several areas, including Burari. (HT Photo/Sunil Ghost)

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Several parts of the city received rain, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The Delhi Traffic Police received three calls regarding waterlogging near the Tikri border, Bagga Link roundabout in Karol Bagh and the Loni Road roundabout, officials said. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:44 PM IST

Several parts of the city received rain, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The Delhi Traffic Police received three calls regarding waterlogging near the Tikri border, Bagga Link roundabout in Karol Bagh and the Loni Road roundabout, officials said. (ANI)

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The observatory at Aya Nagar recorded the maximum rainfall at 8.4 mm, followed by Palam at 3.3 mm and Lodhi Road at 3 mm, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:44 PM IST

The observatory at Aya Nagar recorded the maximum rainfall at 8.4 mm, followed by Palam at 3.3 mm and Lodhi Road at 3 mm, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. (ANI)

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At 6 pm, Delhi's air quality index (AQI) was recorded in the 'moderate' category at 170.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Mar 18, 2023 07:44 PM IST

At 6 pm, Delhi's air quality index (AQI) was recorded in the 'moderate' category at 170.(PTI)

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