Delhi and its neighbouring areas witnessed heavy rain today. After a day of sultry weather, today's showers brought much relief to the city. The weather office has forecast moderate to heavy rain for tomorrow as well. No waterlogging has been reported so far in the city.
The met department said, moderate to heavy rainfall will occur in Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida, Nuh, Palwal, Aurangabad, Hodal, Alwar, Barsana, Deeg and Mathura. Light showers are also expected in Modinagar Panipat, Gohana, Jind, Kaithal, Pilani, Jattari, Ballabhgarh and Faridabad.
North-East Delhi, New Delhi, Central Delhi, Ghaziabad,Noida, Gr. Noida, Nuh, Palwal, Aurangabad, Hodal, Palwal, Nuh, Bawal, Alwar,Barsana, Deeg, Mathura, and light to moderate intensity rain over Modinagar Panipat, Gohana, Jind, Kaithal, Pilani, Jattari,Ballabhgarh, Faridabad,— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) July 29, 2020
"The monsoon trough will be close to Delhi-NCR from Tuesday evening to Thursday," Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the India Meteorological Department's regional forecasting centre told news agency Press Trust of India. Mr Srivastava further added that,"During this period, southwesterly winds from the Arabian Sea and easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal will reach Haryana, Delhi-NCR, western Uttar Pradesh and northeast Rajasthan and under the influence of these wind systems, heavy to very heavy rainfall will occur in these areas."
On Tuesday, the maximum temperature hovered between 37 and 39 degrees Celsius in most parts of the city and humidity levels shot up to 95 per cent, the weather office said.