No big relief for Delhiites from humidity till July 9, Meteorological Department predicts

Image Source: PTI New Delhi: Traffic jam at Dhaula Kuan during monsoon rains, in New Delhi, Thursday, June 30, 2022.

Delhi Weather News: Delhi’s Safdarjung Observatory on Thursday predicted that the national capital would not get a major respite from the sultry, sultry weather until at least Saturday (July 9). The Meteorological Department said that due to cloudy sky and light rain, Delhi may get some relief today.

The Meteorological Department recorded a minimum temperature of 30 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature is likely to be around 37 degree Celsius. The Meteorological Department said that due to moderate rain on Saturday, the temperature could drop to 33 degrees Celsius.

Although the monsoon made an impressive entry into the capital on June 30, this season saw heavy rains for the first time, but the maximum temperatures have gradually increased in the subsequent days due to less rainfall.

Safdarjung has recorded only 2.6 mm of rain in the last six days. Since the start of the monsoon season from June 1, it has received 144.3 mm of rain as against the normal 106.5 mm. Out of this, 117.2 mm ended in just 24 hours at 8.30 am on July 1.

The Meteorological Department had earlier issued an orange alert for moderate rain on Wednesday which was later shifted to Thursday.

However, according to the latest forecast, there will be only light rain in Delhi during the day. The Meteorological Department said that due to cloudy weather, the temperature will drop by a few degrees. Generally cloudy sky and light rain are expected till July 13.

(with PTI inputs)

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