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Thunderstorm, light rains to bring relief from scorching heat in North India

In Delhi, the weatherman has forecast light rains, which may bring some relief from the heat. 

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New Delhi Published on: May 13, 2019 15:12 IST
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Thunderstorm, light rains to bring relief from scorching heat in North India

Thunderstorm and light rainfall are expected to bring a little respite from the scorching heat in North India on Monday, as predicted by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) tweeted: "Thunderstorm/Duststorm & lightning accompanied with gusty winds (30-40 kmph) likely at isolated places over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan." 

In Delhi, the weatherman has forecast light rains, which may bring some relief from the heat. 

 
The Safdarjung observatory, recording of which is considered the official figure for the city, said the minimum temperature settled at 25 degrees Celsius for May 13.

The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 39 degrees Celsius. 

The relative humidity recorded at 8.30 AM was 63 per cent.

The weatherman has also predicted cloudy sky with a possibility of rain, thunderstorm or dust storm. 

On Sunday in Delhi, the maximum temperature settled at 39 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature was 25 degrees Celsius. 

As per the prediction of IMD, the regions of Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana are likely to face heat wave conditions during the next 24 hours.

The weather forecasting agency said, on Monday, "Rainfall or thunderstorm activity is also likely to increase over northwestern and peninsular India, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura; with hail and gusty winds (40-50 kmph) at isolated places likely over Himachal Pradesh; with hail and gusty winds 930-40 kmph) at isolated places likely over Uttarakhand; with gusty winds (40-50 kmph) at isolated places over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry."

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