Light rain, wind brings relief to baked Delhi
Delhiites has got a little relief from the scorching heat after reeling under extreme heat as light rains in different parts of the national capital brought the temperatures down, bringing much needed relief to its people, who welcomed this short spell of good weather with open arms.
Areas of South Delhi including Green Park and surrounding areas witnessed some light rain. Different parts of the capital region experienced rain while filing this report. In the last few days, weather experts had predicted Delhi to observe more weather activity on May 23 and May 24. “A fresh Western Disturbance is likely to affect the hills of North India soon. Also, along with it, an induced cyclonic circulation is expected to form over North Haryana adjoining Rajasthan,” Skymet Weather reported.
These weather systems will once again bring back some more light rain over Delhi-NCR. Temperatures are expected to remain around similar levels. However, some respite is expected from high humidity levels and Delhiites can take a deep breath for at least 24 more hours.
Delhi weather was exceptionally hot and dry as the week began. Palam Observatory had recorded a maximum of 46.4 degrees. Despite temperature had witnessed a marginal drop discomfort level in the national capital had increased considerably.
According to the weather forecaster, the increase in discomfort levels is due to change in wind direction from westerly to easterly southeasterly. The change in the wind direction can be attributed to cyclone Roanu. As the system moved along the East Coast, humid winds from Bay of Bengal reached up to Delhi and across Indo-Gangetic plains.