Light rains in Delhi in offing for Republic Day celebrations

img1

Delhi hasn’t seen much rains this Winters. Only some very light winter rains occurred on the weekend around January 12. However, Delhi is now all set to witness a rainy spell beginning today. January 21 and 22, moderate rains are being forecast which can possibly along with hailstorm at a few places.

This threat of rains will persist until the upcoming next five days with a varying intensity, sometimes light and heavy at the other. On January 23 and 24, the chances of rain will go down and emerging yet again on an increasing gradient, January 25 onward. On January 26, the chances of rains are less but a chilly weather would be hard to be ignored.

Republic Day, by the virtue of its time of celebration that is early morning hours, weather truly holds the master key. All the winter extremities be it fog, chill or even rain turn out to be a threat. Republic day celebrations in the last five years, have seen threatening situations weather-wise. The table below sums up all showcasing the minimum temperature for the last 10 years on January 26-

capturrr

Last year in 2018, dense fog had engulfed the Raisina hills, while last to last year i.e. 2017 rains came visiting before and after the event. In 2015 as well, light rains were an obstruction. 2014 was again engulfed in dense fog. 2012 however, went pretty smooth and 2008 was the chilliest. We can expect this year’s weather on the same lines as well.

January 26, 1950 was the day when constitution of India came into effect. It was the day when the country finally had its ‘own’ set of ‘written’ rules governing it. The scale of celebration is pretty huge each year with a grand parade that takes place on Rajpath, just amid the iconic India Gate. The parade is followed by tableaux portraying various states and missiles. Every year a foreign dignitary is invited as a chief guest to the celebrations. ‘Fly past’ is the show-stopper that involves a dynamic and colorful air-show by the Indian Air Force.

The celebrations of this magnitude need preparations spanning months and a good weather to follow it. Good weather for sure holds the key for Republic Day celebrations, 2019. This time, President of South Africa Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa is the Chief Guest for the Republic Day celebrations.

Weather is a ‘science’ and it will not be wrong if we compare it to law or medicine. It’s more of a practice. Here we have tried predicting it with a grain of salt as it’s a little too early for a precise forecast. We will keep you updating with more.

Image Credits – https://indianexpress.com 

Any information taken from here should be credited to Skymet Weather

Weather on Twitter
In #Rajasthan due to weather activities, some relief is expected from the #hot and #dry weather conditions in the r… t.co/lGwM8nCp6F
Tuesday, April 23 21:15Reply
पंजाब का साप्ताहिक मौसम पूर्वानुमान (23 से 29 अप्रैल) t.co/2UTFFOf1Nu
Tuesday, April 23 21:00Reply
Weather Forecast April 24 t.co/T3KTEkLuq9
Tuesday, April 23 20:45Reply
It seems that the wait for season’s maiden #cyclonic storm is going to end soon. t.co/8bsl07Wb5d #cyclonefani
Tuesday, April 23 20:30Reply
Rising sea levels will become a big problem for the city of #Chennai in less than a century from now. t.co/0xu9DdpdcP
Tuesday, April 23 20:00Reply
ओड़ीशा, छत्तीसगढ़, तेलंगाना, आंध्रा तथा कर्नाटक के कुछ भागों में गरज के साथ बारिश की संभावना t.co/bFnqqpbHkw
Tuesday, April 23 19:15Reply
24 अप्रैल का मौसम पूर्वानुमान t.co/NVA4PUrKRF
Tuesday, April 23 19:00Reply
#Puducherry, the French escapade of India t.co/vIyEtfBloI
Tuesday, April 23 18:56Reply
The northern districts of #Punjab like Pathankot, #Amritsar, Gurdaspur, Jalandhar, #Ludhiana and #Chandigarh might… t.co/NpHWJ6WpLu
Tuesday, April 23 18:30Reply
RT @Mpalawat: Both observatories of #Delhi have crossed 40 degree today. #Palam recorded highest of the season with a #Maximum of 42.5 degr…
Tuesday, April 23 18:27Reply

latest news

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try