New Delhi, Sep 15: Having already obtained a copious quantity of rain this month, Delhi is likely to witness another spell of light to moderate precipitation beginning Wednesday evening, in accordance to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
An orange alert has been issued for moderate rain within the metropolis on Thursday. Heavy rain can be anticipated at remoted locations.
An orange alert is issued as a warning for extraordinarily dangerous climate with the potential of disruption in commute with street and drain closures and interruption of energy provide.
The nationwide capital recorded a minimal temperature of 25.2 levels Celsius on Wednesday. Strong winds are predicted to sweep town throughout the day and the utmost temperature is likely to settle round 34 levels Celsius, a MeT forecast mentioned.
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Light rain is likely at evening. Moderate rain is predicted over the following two days, which implies Delhi is likely to witness another document for monsoon precipitation, an IMD official mentioned.
The capital has already recorded 1,146.4 mm of rainfall thus far this monsoon season, the very best in 46 years and nearly double the precipitation gauged final 12 months.
The Safdarjung observatory, which is taken into account the official marker for town, had gauged 1,150 mm of rainfall within the monsoon season in 1975.
Normally, Delhi information 653.6 mm of rainfall throughout the monsoon season. Between June 1, when the monsoon begins, and September 14, town usually will get 607.7 mm of rainfall.
The monsoon has dumped 390 mm of rainfall in Delhi this month until Tuesday, the very best in September in 77 years.
Story first printed: Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 11:23 [IST]