Rain lashes parts of Delhi

By | February 9, 2022

Rain lashed parts of Delhi on Wednesday morning. Earlier in the day, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted light to moderate intensity rain in the national capital and adjoining areas.

“Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain and winds with speed of 20-40 Km/h would occur over and adjoining areas of NCR (Dadri, Greater Noida, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh) Kithor, Amroha, Garhmukteshwar, Pilakhua, Hapur, Gulaoti, Siyana , Sikandrabad, Khekra, Modinagar, Moradabad, Rampur, Sambhal, Billari, Milak, Chandausi, Bahajoi, Khurja, Pahasu, Narora, Gabhana, Sahaswan, Khair, Aligarh, Kasganj, Nandgaon, Iglas, Sikandra Rao, Barsana, Raya, Hathras, Mathura, Jalesar, Sadabad (UP), Tizara, Alwar, Nagar, Deeg, Nadbai, Bharatpur (Rajasthan) during next 2 hours,” the IMD tweeted around 6 am on Wednesday.

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Visuals posted by news agency ANI on Twitter showed light showers in the Mandi House area and Feroz Shah Road in Delhi.

The weather office had predicted partly cloudy sky with mist and shallow fog on Tuesday morning with a possibility of very light rain and drizzle towards the night.

On Monday, the maximum temperature in the national capital settled at 26.1 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average, the IMD said.

Meanwhile, on Sunday, the maximum temperature in the city was recorded at 24.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average and the minimum temperature settled at 5.4 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal.

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Even in Kashmir, officials said on Monday that the weather is likely to remain wet over the next two days.

(With inputs from PTI, ANI)

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