The capital, Delhi, was rocked by thunderstorms and lightning on Sunday. Waterlogging has occurred in several parts of the capital on Sunday due to continuous cold spells in Delhi and heavy rains amid severe winters. Rainfall of 39.9 mm was recorded between 8:30 am and 2:30 pm on Sunday. It should be noted that there has never been more than 21.7 mm of rainfall in January so far. But this time the rain in Delhi has broken that record. But even today the people of Delhi are not getting relief. There is a possibility of heavy rain in Delhi even today.
According to the India Meteorological Department, hail and strong winds are expected by Tuesday. The Meteorological Department on Monday forecast cloudy weather as well as light to moderate rain or thunderstorms. Also, there is a possibility of hail in a few places. Not only that, Orange Alert has been issued in Delhi for 4th and 5th January. Orange alert means government relief and rescue agencies are ready for emergencies like rain and storms for
The minimum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 9.9 degrees Celsius and the maximum was recorded at 15.7 degrees Celsius, meteorological officials said. At the same time, the humidity was between 100 and 82 percent. According to the Safdarjung Observatory, the city received 14.6 mm of rain till 5:30 pm. At the same time, the Palam and Lodhi Road meteorological stations recorded 5.3 mm and 18.6 mm of rainfall, respectively.
The maximum and minimum temperatures on Monday will be 18 degrees and 10 degrees Celsius, respectively, department sources said. Meanwhile, heavy rains on Sunday caused waterlogging in Prahladpur underpass, Basant Kunj and Swami Nagar. According to an official of the Delhi Fire Department, two people got stuck in a truck due to waterlogging at the Prahladpur underpass bridge.
Heavy rains are forecast in India till January 5
Heavy rains are expected in northern India till January 5. Apart from this, hail is also forecast in different places. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a statement on Sunday. According to the IMD, seasonal activity is observed in the plains (Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, western Uttar Pradesh and northern Rajasthan) on Sunday and Monday, and in the western Himalayan region (Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad) from Monday. Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand). The department said that after the rains, north-westerly winds are expected to arrive in the plains of north-western India, causing severe cold spells in remote areas of Punjab, Haryana and northern Rajasthan from January to January. .