New Delhi: Delhi woke up to rains on Wednesday amid prediction of ‘bad weather’ in the national capital. Rains lashed parts of the city on Wednesday morning bringing relief from the heat.
In a fresh prediction, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said light to moderate intensity rainfall in the adjoining areas of Delhi NCR, including Loni Dehat, Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar and Ballabhgarh.
“Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi (Bawana), NCR (Hindon AF Station, Ghaziabad),” the IMD tweeted.
“Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi-NCR (Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station),” it said.
Earlier this month, Delhi recorded the highest rainfall in September in the past 19 years. Rainfall that occur on September 1 was the highest rainfall that Delhi recorded in September in almost two decades, IMD senior scientist RK Jenamani had said.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday IMD also predicted moderate to heavy rainfall in the adjoining areas of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
Taking to Twitter, IMD said, “Thunderstorm with moderate to heavy intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Jind, Gohana (Haryana) Meerut, Modinagar, Pilakhua, Hapur, Gulaoti, Gabhana, Jattari, Khair (UP).”
“Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Kandhla, Bijnaur, Khatauli, Sakoti Tanda, Hastinapur, Chandpur, Baraut, Daurala, Bagpat, Kithor, Garhmukteshwar, Siyana, Bulandshahar, Shikarpur, Khurja, Pahasu, Debai, Aligarh, Iglas, Raya, Hathras, Mathura (U.P.) during next 2 hours,” it said in another tweet at 8.36 am on Wednesday.