As predicted by Skymet Weather, Delhi and its adjoining areas such as Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad and Faridabad have received scattered rain and thundershower activities during the last 24 hours. At one or two places such as Kalindi Kunj and Sarita Vihar, hailstorm activities have also been recorded.
These rains were a result of an induced Cyclonic Circulation, which was persisting over Northwest Rajasthan and adjoining Punjab and Haryana. In addition to this system, a Trough was extending up to Uttar Pradesh across Delhi.
According to our meteorologists, as now the Trough has moved away eastwards and Cyclonic Circulation has also weakened, the rain belt has been shifted towards eastern parts of the country. As a result of this shifting, weather of Delhi and NCR will remain dry for next few days.
In wake of all these activities, minimum temperatures have decreased by 2℃ to 3℃ over many parts of Delhi and NCR area, thereby leading to winter chill in the morning hours. However, now as the clear sky and bright sunshine will take over the region for next few days, we expect both day and night temperatures to increase, thereby leading to abatement of winter chill factor.
During the next 48 hours, dry and warm weather will prevail over the region, with minimums settling around 15℃, while maximums somewhere close to 30℃.
Talking about Delhi pollution, at present most areas of Delhi and NCR are reeling under ‘moderate category’, while at one or two places, AQI has been recorded under ‘poor’ category in the last 24 hours. The reason for this significant increase in the pollution levels can be attributed to the light winds and presence of mist/haze during morning hours.
However, next 24 hours would see a significant increase in the speed of winds, thereby improving the air quality and bringing most areas under the ‘satisfactory’ category.
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