Rain gods to make Delhi Holi a chilly affair

March 9, 2017 2:59 PM |

Delhi Holi 1

The festival of colours is just around the corner and with that the curiosity among the Delhiites is expected to reach to its optimum level. The fear of hot weather on Holi can take a backseat as the recent rainy activity over the National Capital will pave way for a cool Holi.

Since last 48 hours, Delhi has been witnessing light rain and thundershower activity. At present, an active Western Disturbance is persisting over Jammu and Kashmir and an induced cyclonic circulation is over Northeast Rajasthan and adjoining Haryana. And a trough from this system is extending up to West Uttar Pradesh across Delhi.

Read More: Rain in Delhi expected on March 10

Due to such weather conditions, clouds are expected to develop in the late afternoon evening of March 9. According to Skymet Weather Chief Meteorologist Mahesh Palawat, rain and thundershowers are expected over Delhi NCR during night of March 9. The intensity of rain may increase on March 10 and so light to moderate rains with one or two intense spell for short duration at one or two places can be expected.

Maximum temperatures may reduce significantly during rain activities but by March 12, we expect dry and clear weather conditions to make a comeback over Delhi. But with dry weather in place, the day temperatures are not expected to rise immediately. So the day will remain warm and sunny with temperatures ranging between 25°C to 26°C on Holi. The minimum temperatures may fall marginally by 1-2°C and can range between 10°C to 12°C.

So it is safe to say that post this rainy spell we can expect pleasant weather conditions to continue till March 15, thereafter day and night temperatures may increase gradually.

Image Credit: Pinterest

Please Note: Any information picked from here must be attributed to skymetweather.com

 

 

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories

Weather on Twitter
Now, the Northern Limit of #Monsoon is now passing through #Alibag, Malegaon, #Khandwa, #Chhindwara, #Mandla,… t.co/f0h4uXA0Ke
Monday, June 24 21:31Reply
#MadhyaPradesh: Places like #Bhopal, #Ujjain, Shajapur, #Ratlam, #Hoshangabad, Khargone, Khandwa stands a chance to… t.co/HPZCQqzxpB
Monday, June 24 21:00Reply
We expect light to moderate #rain and #thundershowers to occur over Western and central parts of #UttarPradesh for… t.co/JYGb55gdYd
Monday, June 24 20:30Reply
After another 48 hours, the #Monsoon progress will slow down once again, and rains will reduce. #Monsoon2019 t.co/v0P0LjRsLz
Monday, June 24 20:00Reply
With active surge persisting, #Monsoon is likely to cover remaining parts of entire #Maharashtra including #Mumbait.co/abQ0Hzju6d
Monday, June 24 19:30Reply
Good #rains to continue over #Maharashtra with #Monsoon to reach #Mumbai anytime soon. #Duststorm activities with s… t.co/t8QgSi38a5
Monday, June 24 19:12Reply
While we have been holding #CycloneVayu culprit for delaying Southwest #Monsoon2019, it has brought cheers to… t.co/i5cRKUyUq4
Monday, June 24 19:00Reply
Light to moderate #rains with one or two heavy spells is a possibility over Madhya #Maharashtra, West… t.co/l9wFZ7593G
Monday, June 24 18:17Reply
#Maharashtra: #Rain and #thundershowers over Ahmednagar, Akola, Amravati, Bid, Buldana, Dhule, #Jalgaon, Jalna, Kol… t.co/dXU9BJndrc
Monday, June 24 18:09Reply
Southwest #Monsoon2019 has tightened its grip over #Maharashtra and is expected to progress further and cover the e… t.co/uPBjnHhhpI
Monday, June 24 18:04Reply

latest news

USAID Skymet Partnership

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try