Delhi-NCR Weather Update: On Tuesday, the minimum temperature in Delhi was 31.2 degrees above normal and the maximum temperature was recorded at around 39.6 degrees Celsius. The humidity level in the air ranged from 32 to 40 percent.
The weather pattern has changed in Delhi-NCR since Tuesday and finally, there has been some relief from the scorching heat and the outbreak of ‘Loo’.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast that in the coming days, due to the active western disturbance, there may be rain and thundershowers in the western Himalayan region and adjoining plains.
There is a possibility of thunderstorms and rain in Delhi for the next six days, in view of which a yellow alert has been issued. There is a possibility of rain and thundershowers in Delhi on Wednesday as well.
Along with this, very heavy rains are expected from 16 to 18 June. Monsoon may reach Delhi on June 27. Earlier on Tuesday, after 13 days, the maximum temperature was below 40.
On the other hand, Delhi has recorded a maximum temperature above 42 degrees Celsius for 26 days in this summer season, which is the highest since 2012, when the maximum temperature was recorded above 42 degrees Celsius for 30 days.
Earlier on Tuesday, Delhi’s Safdarjung Observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 39.6 degrees Celsius. The highest maximum temperature was 42.3 in Mungeshpur and 41.3 degrees Celsius in Pitampura.
How will the weather be in Delhi, Noida, and Gurugram on Wednesday?
- On Tuesday, the minimum temperature in Delhi was 31.2 above normal and the maximum temperature was recorded as 39.6 degrees Celsius around the normal.
- The humidity level in the air ranged from 32 to 40 percent.
- The maximum temperature in Delhi is likely to be 40 and the minimum temperature is 31 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Thunderstorms and rain are expected.
- The maximum temperature in Noida is expected to be 43.9 and the minimum temperature is 36.5 degrees Celsius. The weather may be clear.
- The maximum temperature in Gurugram is 43 and the minimum temperature is likely to be 30 degrees Celsius. The weather is expected to remain clear here too.
‘Bad’ air is blowing in Delhi-NCR
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi has been recorded at 204 in the ‘poor’ category on Wednesday morning. At the same time, 240 have been recorded in Noida, while 233 have been recorded in Gurugram.
The AQI is defined as ‘good’ between zero and 50, ‘satisfactory’ between 51 and 100, ‘moderate’ between 101 and 200, ‘poor’ between 201 and 300, ‘very poor’ between 301 and 400. ‘ and between 401 and 500 are considered in the ‘severe’ range.