Rain with strong winds in Delhi-NCR, many flights also affected
The Meteorological Department has predicted that there will be heavy rains in Delhi-NCR for the next 3 days and the temperature will also remain low.
Heavy rain accompanied by thunderstorm and strong winds lashed Delhi-NCR on Saturday morning. The sudden change in weather will bring respite from the scorching heat conditions prevailing in North India. The India Meteorological Department had predicted rain and thunderstorm in Delhi and its surrounding areas on Saturday morning.
The India Meteorological Department had predicted light to moderate rain and gusts of 40-70 kmph over Delhi, NCR (Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station, Bahadurgarh, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Chhapraula, adjoining areas). Strong winds will blow at the same time, the Meteorological Department has issued Noida, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Ballabhgarh, Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Narwana, Karnal, Rajound, Assandh, Safidon, Barwala, Panipat, Adampur, Hisar, Gohana, Ganaur , Siwani, Meham, Sonipat, Tosham, Rohtak, Kharkhoda, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Jhajjar, Loharu, Farukhnagar, Kosli, Mahendragarh, Sohana, Rewari, Palwal, Narnaul, Bawal, Nuh, Aurangabad, Hodal (Haryana) Gangoh, Deoband, Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Kandhla, Khatauli, Baraut, Daurala, Baghpat, Meerut, Khekra, Modinagar, Kithore, Garhmukteshwar, Pilakhua, Hapur, Gulouti, Siyana, Secunderabad, Bulandshahr, Jahangirabad, Khurja, Gabhana, Jattari (UP) Siddhmukh, Pilani, Rain was also predicted in Bhiwadi, Jhunjhunu, Tijara, Khairthal, Kotputli, Alwar, and Biratnagar (Rajasthan).
Apart from this, the Meteorological Department has predicted rain in Delhi for the next two to three days and there is no possibility of heat wave till May 30. The IMD on Friday said that rainfall across India will be ‘below normal’ for the month of June, leading to above normal temperatures in states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Odisha and northern India.
Flights have also been affected due to rain accompanied by thunderstorms and strong winds. In the advisory issued by Delhi Airport, passengers have been advised to get information related to their flight. Passengers have been told to leave the house only after getting the flight information.
The IMD on Friday said that rainfall across India will be ‘below normal’ for the month of June, leading to above normal temperatures in states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Odisha and northern India. Speaking to news agency ANI, RK Jenamani said, “The rainfall across India in June will be less than 92 per cent, which is below normal. States like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Odisha and North India are likely to have low temperatures. There is a 70-80 per cent chance of the temperature being above normal.”