Delhi-NCR are likely to witness thunderstorm along with light to heavy intensity rain today The Regional Weather Forecasting Centre (RWFC), on Friday morning said rainfall is likely over Loni Dehat, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, among others areas.After sudden rainfall with gusty winds in the national capital and adjoining areas this morning, the Delhi-NCR region is expected to witness generally cloudy skies with light to moderate rainfall in Delhi over the next five days, according to the India Meteorological Department
Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain with heavy intensity rain over few places and gusty winds with speed of 50-70 Km/h would occur over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi and NCR RWFC wrote On Thursday, the weather office had said that generally cloudy skies with light to moderate rainfall is expected in Delhi over the next five days.Isolated very heavy rainfall is also expected to occur in parts of northern India including Haryana, West Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand today, according to the IMD.
It said that traffic congestion and slippery roads due to heavy rain spell and water logging is expected. For the citizens, the weather department has asked to follow traffic advisories; stay indoors, close windows & doors and avoid travel if possible; take safe shelters; do not take shelter under trees; do not touch electric open wires and avoid standing near electric polesAs per Skymet, Delhi, Faridabad, Noida and Gurugram may also witness intense spells during the next two hours. In a post on X, Mahesh Palawat wrote, “#Rain and #thunder have covered many
According to the Central Pollution Control Board, the 24-hour average Air Quality Index in the national capital was in the ‘moderate’ category with a reading of 123. An AQI between zero and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘severe’.The weather office also predicted light to heavy rains over parts of Odisha, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan, Assam, Nagaland, among other states.
More than 11,000 people have been directly hit by downpours in Koraput, Malkangiri, Kandhamal, Nabarangpur and Kalahandi, while the rain wreaked havoc in Bolangir, Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada, the special relief commissioner’s (SRC) office said.15 September. Areas like MG Road in Haryana’s Gurugram, Connaught Place, parts of South West Delhi, including Vasant Vihar, Munirka, and RK Puram also experienced light rainfall in the early hours today. As per IMD, gusty wind and rain spell will decrease gradually after 9.30 am.
The weather department had earlier forecast generally cloudy skies with light to moderate rainfall in Delhi over the next five days. Earlier on Thursday, On Thursday, the maximum temperature settled four notches above the season’s averagewindows & doors and avoid travel if possible; take safe shelters; do not take shelter under trees; do not touch electric open wires and avoid standing near electric poles.