- Rains, thunderstorms will lash parts of Delhi-NCR today.
- The minimum temperature was recorded at 27 degrees in the morning.
- The maximum temperature is expected to settle at 34 degrees celsius.
Delhi weather news: As per a notification issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) today, rains and thunderstorms will lash parts of Delhi-NCR, and adjoining areas. In the NCR region, rains will lash Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station, Ghaziabad, Chhapraula, Noida, Dadri, and Greater Noida.
Earlier today, IMD had predicted rains by 9 am, but that didn't happen. The minimum temperature was recorded at 27 degrees on Friday morning while the relative humidity around 8:30 am was recorded at 90 per cent, the weather office said.
The maximum temperature is expected to settle at 34 degrees celsius. "There will be a generally cloudy sky with moderate rains on Friday. The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 34 degrees Celsius," an IMD official said.
Other areas where rains are likely, include Barwala, Hansi, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, and Mahendargarh in Haryana. Rains will also lash parts of Uttar Pradesh, including Chandpur, Modinagar, Jattari, Khair, Iglas, Raya, Hathras, Mathura, Tundla, Firozabad, and Shikohabad.
IMD had also predicted rains for tomorrow (July 23). "There will be a generally cloudy sky with moderate rains on Friday and Saturday. The maximum and minimum temperatures on Friday are likely to hover around 33 and 25 degrees Celsius, respectively," an IMD official said on Thursday.
Meanwhile, rains in several parts of Delhi brought down the maximum temperature two notches below normal on Thursday even as the weather office predicted moderate rains for the next two days.
The maximum temperature of the day settled at 33.1 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature was recorded at 24.5 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal, the weather office said.
Due to rain and waterlogging, heavy traffic was reported on several key stretches, including the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, the Bhairon Marg-Ring Road junction, Vikas Marg, Delhi Noida Direct flyway, AIIMS underpass, and Sarai Kale Khan.