Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand experienced fresh snowfall and rainfall and thundershowers hit several states in northern India.
Parts of Delhi received scattered rainfall on Monday afternoon. Temperatures in Delhi have been on a rise since the past few days, which has brought a brief respite from the coldwave conditions. However, now the weather department has issued a severe weather alert for Delhi and nearby areas.
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The region had last recorded such levels on October 5. Most of the 37 air quality monitoring stations in Delhi recorded AQI in the "satisfactory" category. Pusa registered the best AQI of 64.
Rajkot received heavy rainfall on Wednesday evening and rain has also been forecasted for the first part of the day on Thursday ahead of the 2nd India vs Bangladesh T20I.