The weather took a sudden turn on Saturday in North India including Delhi NCR. In Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, light to heavy rain and hailstorm also occurred in some areas. Because of this the weather became pleasant and people forgot the heat. Intermittent light rain and strong wind from morning to evening also brought down the temperature. Due to this change in the weather, the maximum temperature dropped by five degrees above normal.
In Delhi-NCR, dark clouds were encamped in the sky since morning, along with the wind kept blowing at a speed of 30-40 kilometers per hour. After 10 o’clock, there was heavy rain in many areas and light rain in some. For this reason, the maximum temperature dropped to 25.3 degrees on Saturday. While the minimum temperature was recorded two notches above normal at 18.2 degrees. While the maximum temperature till Friday was above 30 degrees. Due to the drop in temperature, there was a feeling of chill. Normally from March 18 to March 21, the temperature remains 30.6 degree Celsius.
Delhi recorded 2.2 mm of rain from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. Maximum rainfall was recorded in Ayanagar 8.4, Palam 3.3, Lodi Road 3 mm. Talking about NCR, Gurugram recorded maximum rainfall of 38.5 mm. 4.5 mm of rain was recorded in Noida, 1.5 mm in Faridabad.
The Meteorological Department had already predicted hailstorm and rain. The department has issued a yellow alert for rain and thunderstorm on March 19 and 20. This change of weather will continue till March 21. During this, the maximum temperature is expected to be 28 degrees and the minimum temperature is expected to be 16 degrees. Along with this, winds will also blow at a speed of 30-40 kilometers per hour. After this, from March 22, the temperature will start increasing by one degree. From March 22 to 24, the temperature is expected to remain between 30 degrees and 15-17 degrees.