Monsoon is likely to hit the national capital in the next 72 hours, beginning with light showers on Tuesday night, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
The IMD said light rains were expected on Wednesday and Thursday after which the delayed monsoon will set in.
Nraesh, IMD Delhi: If you look at northwest India, we're expecting that in Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi even Himachal Pradesh, J&K and remaining MP, monsoon will make further advancement in next 72 hrs. UP & Himahcal Pradesh are likely to receive good rainfall activity after 2 days pic.twitter.com/KI97p5L4u6— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2019
With the rains, there would be a slight dip in the temperature, said IMD's Kuldeep Srivastava.
The maximum temperature on Tuesday was recorded at 40 degrees Celsius and the minimum at 30 degrees Celsius.
(With inputs from agencies)