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Light intensity rain with gusty wind likely to bring temperatures down in Delhi-NCR

It was a warm Thursday morning in Delhi with minimum temperature settling at 26.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.

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New Delhi Published on: May 06, 2021 16:23 IST
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Light intensity rain with gusty wind likely to bring temperatures down in Delhi-NCR.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted generally cloudy skies with possibility of light rain or drizzle in the national capital today.

It was a warm Thursday morning in Delhi with minimum temperature settling at 26.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.

The air quality of the city was 'moderate' with index value of 153 at 9 am, realtime data of Central Pollution Control Board showed.

The relative humidity was recorded 59 per cent at around 8:30 am.

The maximum temperature is expected to be around 39 degrees Celsius, as per the MeT department.

On the other side, the extended forecast suggests that monsoon will arrive in Kerala around June 1, its normal onset date, said M Rajeevan, the secretary in the Ministry of Earth Sciences, on Thursday.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) will issue an official monsoon forecast on May 15, he said.

 
"Monsoon 2021 update: India MET department extended range forecast suggests monsoon will arrive over Kerala on time, around 1 June.
This is an early indication. India MET department official monsoon forecast on 15 May and rainfall forecast update around May 31," he tweeted.

The southwest monsoon, which brings nearly 75 per cent of the country's rainfall, is expected to be normal this year, the IMD said.

The Long Period Average will be 98 per cent with an error margin of plus and minus 5 per cent, it said.

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