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Delhi-NCR: Light shower brings respite from heatwave 

Gurugram, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad adjoining Delhi also reported a fair amount of rain. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 15, 2019, 10.09 AM (IST)

The Delhi-Nation Capital Region on Wednesday morning received light rains bringing much-needed relief from the severe heatwave. 

Gurugram, Noida, Faridabad and Ghaziabad adjoining Delhi also reported a fair amount of rain. 

India Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted thunderstorm with rain, with minimum and maximum temperatures hovering at 23 Degree Celsius and 37 Degree Celsius in Delhi.

The IMD has further stated that apart from Delhi, isolated places in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are also likely to witness thunderstorm and lightning with gusty winds (50 -60 kmph).

West Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan are likely to witness duststorm and lightning accompanied by gusty winds with a speed of 30-40 kmph.

Heatwave conditions are likely to prevail over Vidarbha, Telangana and Tamilnadu and Puducherry.

(With inputs from ANI)