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Delhi will continue to get intermittent rain, says Met

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jul 18, 2018, 5:14 am IST
Updated : Jul 18, 2018, 5:14 am IST

Various parts of Delhi have been witnessing patchy monsoon rains for the past few days.

 The forecast came after heavy rain lashed the national capital on Monday afternoon, the third heaviest shower in Delhi this season after the onset of monsoon on June 28.  (Photo: AP/Representational Image)
  The forecast came after heavy rain lashed the national capital on Monday afternoon, the third heaviest shower in Delhi this season after the onset of monsoon on June 28. (Photo: AP/Representational Image)

New Delhi: The national capital will continue experiencing intermittent rainfall of light rain and in the coming days, according to the Indian Meteorological department’s forecast.

As per the forecast, there is a prediction of heavy rainfall on Friday, following which temperatures are going to be as low as 32 degrees Celsius giving a sense to relief to people from scorching heat.

 

The forecast came after heavy rain lashed the national capital on Monday afternoon, the third heaviest shower in Delhi this season after the onset of monsoon on June 28.

Various parts of Delhi have been witnessing patchy monsoon rains for the past few days. From till Tuesday, 32 mm rainfall was recorded in the capital at the Safdarjung Observatory.

According to the weatherman, the reason for scanty showers can be attributed to the absence of any significant weather conditions in the vicinity of Delhi.

“However, since the axis of monsoon trough is running south of Delhi, some rainfall activity has been witnessed. Also, on and off showers will continue over the city,” as per Skymet Weather, a private weather forecasting agency.

 

On Tuesday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 37.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal, and the minimum was recorded at 28 degrees Celsius, one notch above normal for this part of the season.

The humidity in air oscillated between 79 and 32 per cent.

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