Hot and humid weather to persist in Delhi-NCR

June 3, 2017 11:48 AM |

Delhi heatwave

After observing good pre-Monsoon showers, hot and dry weather is again back to distress Delhi and its adjoining regions of Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad. With this prevailing condition, temperatures have already crossed the 40-degree mark.

In a span of 24 hours from 08:30 am on Friday, the Palam Observatory recorded a maximum temperature of around 42°C, while the Safdarjung Observatory witnessed a day maximum of 40.1°C.

As per Weathermen at Skymet, these weather conditions are likely to continue for another 48 hours. Adding to woes is that with the present weather scenario, mercury level is expected to further increase by 2 to 4 degrees. Thus, discomfort level is anticipated to enhance over the national capital.


Click the image above to see the live lightning and thunderstorm across Delhi and NCR

This blistering weather can be attributed to the west-southwesterly winds blowing over the region. These winds are carrying hot air mass from Rajasthan as well as Central Pakistan that is already whirling under heatwave conditions.

Must Watch: Onset dates of Southwest Monsoon 2017 in different cities of India

Hence, the sky will remain clear, with no possibility of rain for now. Besides this, hot winds are expected to blow during afternoon hours leaving Delhiites at unease.

The next rainy affair is scheduled to happen around June 7, till then Delhi and NCR will have to bear with hot and dry days.

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