New Delhi: It rained on Thursday evening in Delhi-NCR amid continuously rising temperatures. Due to western disturbances, the Meteorological Department had predicted rain on May 29, but the people of Delhi-NCR have received the weather gift a day before that. On Wednesday, where the maximum temperature in Delhi was recorded 45.9 degrees Celsius, on Thursday, it recorded a fall of up to 5 degrees Celsius.
The maximum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 40.3 degrees Celsius on Thursday. According to the information given by the Meteorological Department, rains and hailstorms were seen in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit Baltistan and Muzaffarabad, several parts of Himachal Pradesh with strong thunderstorms. Due to this, light rains with thunderstorms were seen in many parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, western Uttar Pradesh, western Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh including Delhi-NCR in the plains.
The Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of thunderstorms and rain in all these states for the coming 3 to 4 days, due to which the temperature will drop and people will get relief from the scorching heat for the next few days. However, the Meteorological Department has not yet made any official estimate about the monsoon.