The IMD has predicted heavy rains in the hilly areas for the next two to three days.
The weather has turned pleasant in Delhi NCR. Common people have got relief due to decrease in temperature. Speaking to news agency ANI, Indian Meteorological Department scientist RK Janamani said that today the heat wave has ended in the entire country. From today the temperature will drop and it will be cloudy.
He further said that we have issued Orange Alert for hailstorm, storm and rain in Rajasthan, Punjab, Delhi, UP, Haryana and Chandigarh. There is a possibility of heavy rains in the hilly areas for the next 2-3 days. There is a possibility of storm in many places in East India as well.
According to the press release issued by IMD, light/moderate rain with thundershower, lightning and occasional gusty winds are very likely at most places over the western Himalayan region from May 24 to 26. Rain with thunder, lightning and gusty wind/storm at isolated places very likely at many places over plains of northwest India from 24th to 26th May.
Rajasthan: Rain accompanied by thunderstorm in many areas including Jaipur, temperature dropped
Due to the impact of a new WD on Wednesday, there was hailstorm and rain in the afternoon at many places including Jaipur. Due to this, a drop in the maximum temperature has been recorded. According to the Meteorological Department, a new WD has become active in some parts of the state. There is a possibility of rain with strong thunderstorms in Rajasthan for the next few days.
Rain in parts of Punjab-Haryana
Parts of Punjab and Haryana received rain in the early hours of Wednesday. Due to the rain, there has been a slight drop in the maximum temperature. According to IMD, it rained in Hisar, Karnal, Panchkula, Kurukshetra, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Patiala, Bathinda, Barnala, Mohali, Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Ambala and Yamunanagar among other places.
Maximum temperature in Delhi NCR expected to remain below normal till June 30
According to IMD, the maximum temperature in NCR is likely to drop to 35 degree Celsius on Thursday. IMD has predicted below normal maximum temperature in NCR till June 30. Delhi witnessed severe heatwave and heatwave on Tuesday with seven out of 22 weather stations recording maximum temperature above 45 degrees Celsius.