Monsoon rains lash Delhi, wet Sunday predicted

By: | Updated: July 3, 2016 2:30 PM

Monsoon finally enters Delhi! Monsoon has set in the national capital, two days after its scheduled time, bringing respite to Delhi residents from searing heat and humidity.

Southwest Monsoon has also advanced over most parts of Haryana and Punjab. It has covered the remaining parts of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Madhya Pradesh. (PTI)Southwest Monsoon has also advanced over most parts of Haryana and Punjab. It has covered the remaining parts of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Madhya Pradesh. (PTI)

Monsoon finally enters Delhi! Monsoon has set in the national capital, two days after its scheduled time, bringing respite to Delhi residents from searing heat and humidity. Delhi residents today woke up to pleasant weather conditions and an overcast sky. The minimum temperature recorded was at 27.2 degrees Celsius. Humidity was recorded at 86 per cent at 8.30 AM. Yesterday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 30.2 degrees Celsius and the minimum had settled at 24.4 degrees Celsius.

Southwest Monsoon has also advanced over most parts of Haryana and Punjab. It has covered the remaining parts of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Madhya Pradesh.

Thunderstorm with rain is likely to occur across the city through the day, the Met office forecast said.

“During next 48 hours, good rains are likely over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, East Rajasthan, West Uttar Pradesh and Northwest Madhya Pradesh. Up in the hills, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand will receive good rains. Isolated heavy showers cannot be ruled out over Uttarakhand”, said Skymet.

Safdarjung observatory today recorded traces of rain in the last 24 hours, Ridge and Ayanagar monitoring stations logged 1 mm and 4.2 mm rain respectively.

(With inputs from PTI)

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