Delhi’s max temperature falls beneath 40°C after 13 days, rain doubtless in 2 days | Newest Information Delhi


After 13 days of brutal heatwave, Delhi’s most temperature on Tuesday dipped to 39.6 levels Celsius. The mercury on the Safdarjung observatory, which represents the official climate of the nationwide capital, was one of many 5 climate stations that recorded a drop of most temperature beneath the 40-degree-mark, based on information shared by the India Meteorological Division (IMD).

The minimal temperature at Safdarjung settled at 31.2 levels Celsius, the identical as Monday, which is three notches above regular. On Monday, the utmost temperature at Safdarjung was recorded at 43.7 levels Celsius.

The Met division has issued a yellow alert in Delhi, a warning for thunderstorms or gentle rain over the following six days (until June 20). It has additionally stated that consecutive western disturbances and lower-level easterlies predicted within the forthcoming days are more likely to preserve the warmth within the nationwide capital at bay.

In line with the newest IMD bulletin, the western disturbance and easterlies are anticipated to convey scattered to pretty widespread rainfall in Delhi and its adjoining states and Union territories (UTs) of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and japanese Uttar Pradesh between June 16 and 18.

Tuesday’s climate is in sync with the forecast made by the Met division earlier as a cloudy sky encompassed the nationwide capital.

The drop in most temperature is a aid since monsoon arrival has been delayed this yr. It usually commences on June 1, and Delhi receives 13.8 mm of rainfall within the first 13 days of the month.

The capital is but to report any rainfall this month.

Delhi has recorded a most temperature of 42 levels Celsius and above on as many as 26 days thus far this summer season, the best variety of such days since 2012, information company PTI reported citing IMD information.

The capital additionally noticed not less than 5 phases of lethal heatwaves, the worst being in mid-Could when temperatures in two of IMD’s climate stations in Mungeshwar and Najafgarh soared to 49 levels Celsius.

The newest heatwave, which has been marked by mud storms, and sizzling and dry westerly winds, began on June 2.

(With inputs from PTI)


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