New Delhi Temperatures are likely to remain under control in the national capital on Monday with partly cloudy skies with intermittent rain. Heat wave conditions are unlikely to return for five to six days. The Regional Forecast Center of India Meteorological Department (IMD) gave this information.
The Safdarjung Observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 21.8 degrees Celsius on Monday, five degrees below normal. The maximum temperature is likely to be around 35 degrees Celsius. According to India Meteorological Department data, the Safdarjung Observatory has recorded 86.7 mm of rainfall so far in May. The national capital usually receives an average of 19.7 mm of rainfall during this month.
Delhi also witnessed unusually dense fog at the beginning of this month. A minimum temperature of 15.8 °C was recorded on 4 May, the third coldest May morning since 1901. IMD started collecting meteorological data from 1901. The city recorded more than 20 mm of rainfall in April, the highest rainfall in the month since 2017. .
The Safdarjung Observatory has not recorded any hot day so far this season. According to the IMD, a heat wave is called a ‘lu’ when the temperature in the plains crosses 40 degrees Celsius or 4.5 degrees Celsius above normal. is declared Along with this, a ‘severe heat wave’ is declared when the temperature is 6.4 degrees above normal. According to the IMD, the impact of the latest Western Disturbance will bring rain and hailstorm with gusty winds at some places on Monday and Tuesday. . The maximum temperature is likely to remain below 40 degree Celsius till June 4.