As per the IMD's local weather report and forecast for New Delhi-Safdarjung, the maximum temperature on July 18 was recorded at 36.4 degrees Celsius and maximum temp at 29.3 degrees Celsius.

Rain, thundershowers and lightning are very likely at isolated places over Mirzapur, Sonbhadra districts and adjoining areas.

IMD On Friday said that conditions may become favourable for advancement of SW Monsoon in Delhi and Haryana around June 25.

An AQI between 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 is satisfactory, 101-200moderate, 201-300 poor, 301-400 very poor and 401-500 is marked as severe/hazardous.

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)

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast a generally cloudy sky with light rain for today in the city with maximum and minimum temperature at 20 degrees and 13 degrees Celsius, respectively.

Today, the minimum and maximum temperature of Delhi is hovering around 15 degrees Celsius and 30 degrees Celsius with the humidity at 52 per cent.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, there will be a possibility of light rain and thunderstorms throughout the city.

The India Meteorological Department also stated that the minimum and the maximum temperatures in Delhi-NCR would hover between 22 degree Celsius and 34 degree Celsius with a generally cloudy sky.

The state government had requested the Indian Air Force (IAF) for two helicopters for lifting and airdropping food packets and medicines, in the flood-affected areas of the region.