New Delhi: Thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain would occur in parts of Delhi and NCR during the next two hours, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday morning.
“Thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of North-West Delhi, South-West Delhi (Mundaka, Jafarpur, Nazafgarh), NCR (Bahadurgarh) Charkhi Dadri, Mattanhail, Jhajjar (Haryana) and in the adjoining areas of a few places of Delhi, NCR ( Hindon Air Force Station, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram) Karnal, Meham, Rohtak, Bhiwani (Haryana) Hastinapur, Chandpur, Amroha (UP) during next 2 hours,” the Met Office said in a statement.
Further, according to data shared by the weather agency, the average maximum temperature in the national capital for the month of February was 27.7 degrees Celsius (°C), which is the highest for this time of year in 17 years.
Weather experts attributed the abnormally warm February to lack of rainfall.
The Met has also put out a dire summer forecast this year, predicting intermitent spells of heatwave.
(With ANI Inputs)