Weather Update Today: Heavy rain expected in Delhi today, orange alert issued

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Weather Update Today: Heavy rain expected in Delhi today, orange alert issued
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Today Weather Update, New Delhi: Chance of rains in the national capital for the whole week, due to Monsoon in the city and more rains. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for two days (July 2-3), predicting moderate rain in various parts of the city.

However, the IMD initially issued a red alert for heavy rain in Delhi on Monday (July 1), but later changed it, as the capital remained moist and did not rain.

Now, Delhi is likely to receive heavy rain on Tuesday, and the temperature will be between 27 and 33 degrees Celsius. The sky will be clouded throughout the day, bringing together Delhiites to experience the scorching sun and the prospect of relief. More rain is expected on Wednesday and the intensity will ease over the next few days towards the end of the week.

In a post on X, the IMD said, “Light to moderate area intensity in some Maharashtra (Narela, Bawana, Alipur, Buradi, Kanzhawala, Model Town, Karawal Nagar, Dilshad Garden, Seemapuri, Shahadara, Vivek Vihar…) and K areas. Rain and wind will blow at a speed of 20-40 km/h.

It covers Jafarpur, Ayanagar, Deramandi, NCR (Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station, Bahadurgarh, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Chapraula, Noida, Dadri, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Ballabgarh), Sonepat, Kharkhouda, Fahanagar, Jhajjar, Sonepat Palwal (Haryana) Rainfall is also expected in areas like Baghpat and Khekra.
In a post on X Private Season, Environment Skymet said, “Heavy rains in Delhi and NCR (National Capital Region) for the last two days are helping some. However, Mausam Khush Ne Fir Se Barish Ki Jeevan Ki. Rain activity, there is a possibility of heavy rain in Delhi from July 2.

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On June 27-28, heavy rains almost submerged the city, flooding roads and underpasses, causing many deaths, including children. Stating responsibility for the record-breaking rains, the IMD said several large monsoon weather systems created conditions for mesoscale convective activity over Delhi-NCR, leading to severe thunderstorms and heavy rains.

The Safdarjung observatory recorded 228.1 mm of rain in 24 hours at 8.30 am on Friday, which was more than three times June’s average rainfall of 74.1 mm and the highest for the month in 88 years since 1936.

The IMD on Monday explained why the heavy rains in Delhi last week did not result in a Badal burst.

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