Parts of Delhi-NCR witness light rain, IMD predicts thunderstorm | Delhi News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Delhi and parts of the national capital region witnessed light rainfall on Thursday morning. As per the forecast by weather department, the capital city and its neighbouring areas are expected to see thunderstorm activity at isolated places.
“Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over many parts of Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Modinagar, Meerut, Bijnor, Rohtak, Alwar, Sonipat, Panipat, Hissar, Faridabad, Manesar, Gurugram, Bulandsahar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Bharatpur, Mathura, Aligarh, Etah, Hathras,” India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a tweet at 7am.

Light to moderate intensity rain would occur over Garhmukteswar, Khatoli, Gannaur, Nuh, Sohana, Jhajjar, Kosli, Viratnagar, Palwal, Hastinapur, Chandpur, Amroha, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar, Bharatpur, Mathura, Aligarh, Etah, Hathrasduring next 2 hours, IMD added.
In Noida, residents woke up to an overcast morning. Visibility was affected due to moderate fog.
“As far as Delhi is concerned, 1,000m visibility is reported from both Safdarjung and Palam,” said a Met official.

A Met official said the minimum temperature might rise to 11 degrees on Thursday, while maximum could drop to 24 degrees.
“The minimum temperature is expected to dip from February 6 to 8 degrees Celsius. It will remain one degree below normal. However, the night-time temperature will not be as cold as January. There is no prediction of cold wave in the next few days,” said the official.
The maximum was likely to hover around 24-25 degrees Celsius from February 6, and mostly remain a notch above the normal temperature.

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