At 8 a.m., the NowCast by India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated the duststorm/thunderstorm with gentle to reasonable depth rain and gusty winds with pace of 50-80 kmph will proceed over Delhi-NCR and the adjoining area for 2 extra hours.
Based on IMD, the early morning thunderstorm accompanied with lightning and rains reported over Delhi is the primary storm of reasonable depth this season.
“Summer season season is taken into account since March 1. At present, wind gusts most reported had been upto 70 kmph as per IGI Airport at 7 a.m. The traditional incidence days for thunderstorm at Delhi are round 12 to 14 days from March to Might, whereas this season has been solely 4 to five thus far and these had been dry thunder largely,” stated R. Jenamani, a senior IMD meteorologist.
“One of many super influence of (Monday’s) thunderstorm is drastic fall of floor temperature. From 5.40 a.m. until 7 a.m., it fell by 11 notches, from 29 to 18 levels Celsius,” Jenamani added.
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Delhi and neighbouring areas witnessed gusty winds and heavy rain on Monday early morning. On Sunday, IMD issued an ‘orange alert’ for the nationwide capital predicting gentle rain accompanied by squall on the pace of 50-60 kmph on Monday below the affect of a western disturbance.
“Rains have washed all of the mud off timber. It’s simply terrific rain with overcast sky and it appears like monsoon,” stated Mukti Sagar, a resident of Ghaziabad.
The IMD had earlier predicted a moist spell for North-West India from Might 22-24 with peak depth on Might 23.
The IMD NowCast additionally stated there could be mud storm/thunderstorm with gentle depth rain and gusty winds with pace of 50-80 kmph over and adjoining areas of complete NCR — Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station, Bahadurgarh, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Chhapraula, Noida, Dadri, Higher Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Ballabhgarh) Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Narwana, Karnal, Rajaund, Assandh, Safidon, Barwala, Jind, Panipat, Hissar, Gohana, Gannaur, Hansi, Meham, Sonipat, Tosham, Rohtak, Kharkhoda, Charkhi Dadri, Mattanhail, Jhajjar, Farukhnagar, Kosali, Sohana, Rewari, Palwal, Bawal, Nuh (Haryana) Saharanpur, Gangoh, Deoband, Nazibabad, Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Kandhla, Khatauli, Sakoti Tanda, Hastinapur, Baraut, Daurala, Bagpat, Meerut, Khekra, Modinagar, Kithor, Garhmukteshwar, Pilakhua, Hapur, Gulaoti, Siyana, Sikandrabad, Bulandshahar (Uttar Pradesh) Bhiwari (Rajasthan).