Delhi-NCR to receive thunderstorms, rain during next 2 hours: IMD

Delhi-NCR to receive thunderstorms, rain during next 2 hours: IMD

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain over some parts of the national capital, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh during the next two hours.

According to IMD, Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of many places of Delhi including Punjabi Bagh, Rajauri Garden, Red fort, ITO, President House, India Gate, Delhi Cantt, Lodi Road, Safdarjung, R K Puram, Chhattarpur during next 2 hours.

The weather forecasting agency said that the adjoining areas of many places of NCR (Gurugram, Faridabad, Hindon AF Station, Ghaziabad, Noida), parts of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh will receive light to moderate intensity rain with thunderstorms during the next 2 hours.

“Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of many places of Delhi including Punjabi Bagh, Rajauri Garden, Red fort, ITO, President House, India Gate, Delhi Cantt, Lodi Road, Safdarjung, R K Puram, Chhattarpur during next 2 hours,” the IMD tweeted.

Additionally, thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Uttar Pradesh–Amroha, Narora, Debai, Shikarpur, Pahasu, Tundla, Etah, Jalesar, Sadabad, Sikandra Rao, Hathras, Agra during the next 2 hours.

Delhi-NCR has continued to witness rainfall since Sunday, resulting in waterlogging affecting vehicular movement in Gurugram, Noida, and Delhi.

This comes a day after several parts of Delhi-NCR received incessant rainfall on Monday morning, resulting in waterlogging affecting vehicular movement in Gurugram, Noida and Delhi.

A red alert warning of heavy to very heavy rain has been issued for most of Uttarakhand’s 13 districts, along with parts of Himachal Pradesh.

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Severe waterlogging was also reported in Gurugram’s Southern Peripheral Road (SPR) due to heavy rainfall, while vehicles were seen partially submerged in water in Sector 10. 

Private forecaster Skymet Weather said that Delhi rains are expected to make a good comeback with showers for the next two to three days.

(With ANI inputs)

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