Weather Update in Delhi: As the overcast conditions prevailed in the national capital on Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Delhi is likely to witness a spell of heavy rains between Wednesday and Friday. Also Read - Delhi Shocker: 6 Men Reportedly Gangrape Woman at 5-star Hotel, 1 Arrested; Probe Underway
Giving further details, Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the regional forecasting centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), said the monsoon trough is likely to shift northwards and will remain close to Delhi-NCR from Tuesday evening to Friday. Also Read - COVID-19: Centre Should've Admitted That There is Community Spread in Delhi, Says Satyendra Jain
“One or two spells of moderate rain, thundershowers with isolated heavy rain may occur between Wednesday night and Friday afternoon,” he said. Also Read - Delhi School Reopening News: Schools to Remain Closed For All Students Till October 5, Online Teaching to Continue, Says Kejriwal Govt
He further added that under its influence, a convergence of lower-level easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal and southwesterly winds from the Arabian Sea will take place over northwest India.
On Monday, the maximum temperature was recorded around 32.7 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal. Humidity levels oscillated between 68 per cent and 89 per cent.
Delhi has recorded 213 mm rainfall against the normal of 207 mm in August so far. Overall, it has gauged 531 mm precipitation against the normal of 482 mm since June 1, when the monsoon season starts.
(With inputs from PTI)