Delhiites to witness rain, thunderstorm today

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 06, 2018, 09.37 AM(IST)

Rain lashes parts of Delhi Photograph:( ANI )

Delhiites can relish today's weather as light rains and thunderstorm are likely to occur in parts of Delhi and NCR, the Indian Metrological Department said on Sunday. 

Thunderstorm and strong wind warning have been issued for 7 and 8 May in Shimla, Solan, Hamirpur, Mandi, Kangra and Una districts, Manmohan Singh, director of IMD added.

Thunderstorm and rain would also occur over some places in Delhi and adjoining NCR, including Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Khurja, Greater Noida, and Bulandshahr. Thunderstorm with rain are will occur over and adjoining areas of Meerut, Hapur, Muzaffarnagar and Bijnor during next two hours.

Moreover, light rain and thundershowers are likely at isolated places during next 48-72 hours in Punjab. They are likely to increase in intensity and spread between 7-8 May. 

Also, thunderstorm accompanied with Squall is also likely at isolated places during this period, the IMD reported. 

The temperature will be at a maximum of 41 degrees Celcius with a lowest 28 at degrees Celcius on Sunday. 

These pre-Monsoon weather activities have been instrumental in dropping the maximum temperatures. This has paved way for comfortable weather conditions across the city and adjoining areas of Gurgaon, Noida, Faridabad, and Ghaziabad.