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New Delhi: Rain lashed parts of Delhi-NCR on early hours of Thursday bringing down the temperature to 27 degree Celsius...

The Delhi BJP MP's tweet came on Delhi witnessed the heaviest spell of rains this monsoon season.

India Meteorological Department, on early Sunday morning, had predicted that the rain and thundershowers with lightning were likely to continue for next two-three hours in Delhi-NCR.

“Thunderstorm with a heavy spell of rain and wind speed of 20-50 KMPH most likely to continue over and adjoining areas Delhi,” Indian Meteorological Department tweeted.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted in the morning that light to moderate rain will occur most likely over Delhi and its adjoining areas during the next two hours.

Despite the downpour, the pollution level of the national capital remained in the poor category for the third consecutive day with the air quality index at 242, said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)

Few short intense spells of rain and thundershower activity is predicted for today. Light to moderate rainfall is likely till Wednesday, while on Thursday (August 8), the city will witness rain or thundershowers.

According to private weather forecaster, Skymet weather, the showers can be attributed to the northward movement of Monsoon Trough, which is coming closer to Delhi and NCR area.

The Meteorological Department (MeT) says moist winds are going to be here in few days. These winds will rise from Bay of Bengal and reach the capital soon. Anyway, after mid-July, Delhi always experiences heavy rainfall. Now it is expected that Delhi will receive strong and frequent rainfall by July 20.

The residents in the National capital region woke up to to light showers on Thursday, which brought down the temperature slightly. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, Delhi-NCR region is likely to experience rain and hailstorm through the day due to the western disturbance approaching the northwestern region of India.