As reiterated by Skymet Weather, Delhi rains have made a comeback with heavy showers lashing many parts of the national capital. In fact, these rains have broken some records today.
During the last 24 hours, Safdarjung observatory of Delhi recorded 100 mm rain whereas Palam recorded 68 mm, Ayanagar 70 mm, Lodhi Road 86.8 mm and Ridge recorded 38 mm rain. This is the third 3-digit rain over Delhi during the decade with the all time 24 hour record being at 266.2 mm observed on July 21st in 1958.
The axis of monsoon trough is now passing via Delhi and a cyclonic circulation is over Northwest Madhya Pradesh. Also, an East West trough is also running along latitude 25 N. These weather parameters may give on and off good rain until tomorrow over northern Plains including Delhi NCR.
There may be some decrease in rain intensity on July 29. Rain is expected to once again pick up pace by July 30 and expected to continue with varying intensity until august 2nd 3rd. We can say that rainy week is ahead for Delhi as well as the northern plains of the country. Weather will remain comfortable, and temperatures will subside.
Between June 1 and July 26, Delhi is rain surplus by 11%. These overnight rains have certainly increased the rain surplus of Delhi. The month of August seems to be even better in terms of rain activities over Delhi. Therefore, we can say monsoon 2021 will end with surplus rain for national capital.