RAIN

The India Meteorological Department has predicted continuous rainfall for the city for the next two days with the possibility of minimum and maximum temperatures settling at 24 degree Celsius and 33 degree Celsius respectively.

Besides, the heavy downpour is also likely to lash isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, North Uttar Pradesh, Konkan, Goa, Coastal Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Lakshadweep and Arunachal Pradesh.

Today, the minimum and maximum temperatures will hover around 24 degree Celsius and 31 degree Celsius with relative humidity at 89 per cent.

The IMD said heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely at isolated places in Konkan and Goa, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya.

Monsoon is likely to arrive in Delhi around June 29, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday dismissing reports of a delayed arrival in the national capital.

Bangladesh and Sri Lanka settled with one point each as their match in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup was abandoned due to rain on Tuesday at the Bristol County Stadium.

Bihar: Locals in Belva village of Khizersarai, Gaya perform 'mahayagya' for early monsoon rains. Chandan Kumar Pandey, priest says, "In this yagya, we are praying to lord Indra to bless us with rain."

Heat wave conditions in many parts with a severe heat wave in isolated pockets very likely over East Madhya Pradesh and Vidarbha. East Rajasthan and in isolated pockets over Haryana, Marathwada Chhattisgarh, and Telangana are also likely to bear the brunt of the summer heat.

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.