The Fact News Service
New Delhi, September 9
A sudden spell of rains lashed several parts of Delhi in the early hours of Saturday, bringing temperatures down in the city.
Parts of South West Delhi including Vasant Kunj, Munirka, and Narela areas witnessed light rainfall in the early hours today.
Showers brought much-needed relief from the intense heat.
As per the Regional Meteorological Centre in Delhi forecast, the national capital will likely recieve light rain towards the forenoon on Saturday and Sunday.
The maximum and minimum temperatures would be around 37 and 27 degrees Celsius respectively today, the Regional Meteorological Centre said in a statement.
Also, the Indian Meteorological Department on Thursday had predicted moderate to heavy rainfall in parts of Haryana.
Taking to ‘X’ (formerly known as Twitter), the IMD wrote, “Thunderstorm with moderate to heavy intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi ( Burari, Kanjhawala, Rohini, Badili, Mundaka, Pashchim Vihar, Jafarpur, Nazafgarh), NCR ( Bahadurgarh) Farukhnagar, Rewari (Haryana).
In addition, the weather department forecasted light to moderate rainfall in some parts of Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
“Light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi ( Bawana, Alipur, Pitampura, Punjabi Bagh, Rajauri Garden, Patel Nagar, Dwarka, Palam), Loharu (Haryana) Baraut, Bagpat (U.P.) Pilani, Jhunjunu (Rajasthan) during next 2 hours”, the IMD said on ‘X’.
Earlier in July, heavy rains and the release of water from Hathnikund barrage based in Haryana caused floods in the low-lying areas of the national capital and the adjoining areas.