Rain in Delhi

According to Skymet, scattered rains accompanied with thunderstorm are likely to batter Delhi-NCR between September 13 to September 15.

However, the moderate rain in the capital has brought around regions' air quality today to the 'good' condition. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR), the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi, which was at 31, falling in the good category.

The maximum and the minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 30 degree Celsius and 25 degree Celsius with relative humidity oscillating between 85 per cent to 91 per cent.

Rough to very rough sea conditions (with wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph) is likely to prevail over south-west and west-central Arabian Sea. Rough sea conditions are likely to prevail along and off Gujarat.

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 national capital on Wednesday morning received light showers bringing much needed-relief from severe heat conditions. Gurugram, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad adjoining Delhi also reported a good amount of rain.

West Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan are likely to witness duststorm and lightning accompanied by gusty winds with a speed of 30-40 kmph.

Besides Delhi, isolated rains are expected in Punjab and Haryana and dust storm activity in parts of Rajasthan. Thunderstorm is also expected in Delhi and the NCR region later in the day, the IMD said.