This Article is From Apr 09, 2018

Monday Morning Rain Hits Rush Hour Traffic In Delhi, Jams Reported

Delhi Weather: Delhi temperatures are expected to hover around 33 to 36.6 degrees. No heatwave conditions are expected in the country.

Monday Morning Rain Hits Rush Hour Traffic In Delhi, Jams Reported

Delhi Weather: The spell of rain comes as a relief after a week that saw soaring temperatures in Delhi.

New Delhi: Delhi residents started their Monday morning on a pleasant note with light drizzles, thunderstorm and overcast skies. Forecasters have predicted that the day will see more rains with thunderstorm. Traffic jams have been reported from several parts of the capital. Morning peak hour traffic has been hit in several parts due to waterlogging.

Private weather forecaster Skymet too says Delhi and the National Capital Region may see strong winds as well. The agency says hailstorms are possible in Delhi, parts of south Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh.

On Friday evening, a sudden dust storm and rain hit Delhi leading to sevelay flight diversions and delays. 24 incoming flights were diverted out of Delhi on Friday.
  
Temperatures in Delhi are expected to hover around 33 to 36.6 degrees. No heatwave conditions are expected in the country, the Met department said.

Weather forecasters, however had warned that this summer, the average temperatures in most parts of India are expected to be "above normal" between April and June.

Western disturbance plus a trough is the reason behind this thunderstorm.

The spell of rain comes as a relief after a week that saw soaring temperatures. Early last week, both the maximum and minimum temperatures in the Delhi-NCR region were above the normal average.