Updated March 3rd, 2024 at 07:27 IST

Weather Update: Parts of Delhi-NCR Receive Rain, More Showers Predicted; Hailstorm Lashes Haridwar

Delhi Rains: The weather department has predicted more showers in Delhi-NCR for the day.

Reported by: Digital Desk
Several areas in Delhi including Mandi House, RK Puram, Indraprastha, Kartavya Path, and Central Delhi witnessed fresh showers on Sunday. | Image:ANI
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New Delhi: The national capital and its adjoining areas, including Noida and Faridabad, woke up to a rainy morning on Sunday. Several areas in Delhi including Mandi House, RK Puram, Indraprastha, Kartavya Path, and Central Delhi witnessed fresh showers.

A sudden change in weather was witnessed in Delhi on Saturday morning as well with several areas experiencing strong winds and light showers.

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More Showers Likely in Delhi Today

The weather department has predicted more showers in Delhi-NCR for the day.

RWFC Delhi, tweeted, “Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain and gusty winds with speed of 30-50 Km/h would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of South Delhi, South-East Delhi, East Delhi ( Dilshad Garden, Seemapuri, Shahadra, Vivek Vihar, ( Narela, Bawana, Alipur, Burari, Kanjhawala, Rohini, Badili, Pitampura, Delhi University, Mundaka, Paschim Vihar, Punjabi Bagh, Rajouri Garden, Patel Nagar, Budha Jayanti Park, President House, Jafarpur, Nazafgarh, Dwarka, Delhi Cantt, Palam, IGI.”

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that a western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation lies over north Afghanistan and its neighbourhoods, and a trough runs from this cyclonic circulation to the Northwest Arabian Sea in lower and middle tropospheric levels.

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It further said that high moisture feeding is taking place from the Arabian Sea to northwest India and is likely to continue till March 3.

No Significant Change in Minimum Temperatures in Northwest India Soon

Northwest India is unlikely to witness any significant change in minimum temperatures during the next three days, the Met department has predicted. Thereafter, the minimum temperatures will fall by 3-5 degree Celsius, it added.

Meanwhile, many areas of Haridwar received rain and hail storms on Sunday morning.
 

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Further, IMD had predicted isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall or snowfall over Jammu-Kashmir-Ladakh-Gilgit-Baltistan-Muzaffarabad and Himachal Pradesh on Saturday. Several areas in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan and Haryana.

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The IMD) had issued warnings of hailstorm activity at isolated places in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, West Uttar Pradesh, north Madhya Pradesh, East Rajasthan and East Uttar Pradesh on March 2.

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( With ANI inputs) 
 

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Published March 3rd, 2024 at 07:24 IST