The wait of the people suffering from the sultry heat in the capital for rain may end on Thursday. The Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Thursday and has expressed the possibility of heavy rain. Also, in the next 24 hours, the Southwest Monsoon can make its presence in Delhi-NCR, due to which the rains will continue throughout the week. In such a situation, it is expected that from Thursday itself, the heat will start softening.
The Meteorological Department had issued a yellow alert for Wednesday. However, on the contrary, the heat wave remained scorching and the sultry heat made people miserable. The maximum temperature was recorded 40.9 degrees Celsius above normal and the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.8 degrees Celsius, one above normal. The humidity level in the air ranged from 41 to 77 per cent. People were troubled by the humidity more than the heat of the sun. This was the reason that even the fans and coolers proved to be negligible.
Heavy rain likely on Thursday, Orange alert issued
The Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Thursday and has expressed the possibility of heavy rain. It will be cloudy throughout the day with wind speed of 30 to 40 kmph and maximum mercury will reach 34 and minimum temperature will reach 27 degree Celsius. According to meteorologists, the southwest monsoon is moving towards North India at the right speed. In this direction, there are chances of good rains in some parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab, Rajasthan, East Uttar Pradesh also. The rainy season will start in Delhi from Thursday and will continue till July 6, due to which the summer season will end and people will get relief for a week.
mercury at various centers of delhi
Pusa – 41.7 °C
Jafarpur – 42.5 °C
Najafgarh – 42.1 °C
Palam – 41.6 °C
Sunset time: 7:23 am
Sunrise time: 5:27 pm
-Maximum temperature – 34 °C
-Minimum temperature- 27 °C
-Throughout the day there is a possibility of heavy rain with cloudy skies. Winds will blow at a speed of 30 to 40 kilometers per hour. The Orange Alert of the Meteorological Department continues.