Delhi on Sunday woke as much as rains and thunderstorms because the western disturbance continues to affect northwest India for the second consecutive day. Loud thunders and heavy rains have been witnessed throughout Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh within the wee hours of Sunday, which additionally impacted the minimal temperature. Earlier on Saturday, elements of North India had witnessed mild rain and snowfall as coldwave continued to brush the area, with Keylong in Himachal Pradesh shivering at minus 7.three levels Celsius.
The minimal temperature in Delhi is more likely to rise to 9 levels Celsius within the subsequent two to 3 days beneath the affect of the western disturbance, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) had stated.
It additional issued a yellow climate warning of heavy snowfall in mid and excessive hills on January 5 and thunderstorms and lightning in plains and low hills from January three to five.
“Thunderstorm with mild depth rain would happen over and adjoining areas of West, North-West Delhi, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Karnal, Yamunanagar, Narwana, Rajand, Bhiwani, Jhajjar, Rohtak, Kosli, Matanhail, Charkhidadri (Haryana), Meerut, Kithor, Garhmuktesar, Pahasu, Khurja, Mathura, Barsana (UP), Deeg, Nadbai, Mahandipur Balaji (Rajasthan) for subsequent few days,” the IMD stated.
Temperature more likely to rise in Delhi-NCR
Although rainfall would proceed to happen in elements of north India, the climate division has stated that temperature in Delhi will possible rise by 5 to 9 levels Celsius within the subsequent two to 3 days.
Blaming “intense” western disturbance for the rise in temperature in Delhi-NCR, Kuldeep Srivastava, the top of the IMD’s regional forecasting centre, has stated that mercury will proceed to rise until January 6 regardless of mild rains.