Rain season in September, delayed monsoon in Delhi-NCR now shows fierce form

The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rain in all areas including Noida, Greater Noida, Karnal, Safidon, Panipat, Jind, Hansi, Charkhi Dadri, Nuh, Jhajjar, Baraut in UP and Haryana.


New Delhi: Rain (Delhi NCR Heavy Rain) can wreak havoc in Delhi and NCR region. The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a warning saying that heavy to very heavy rains may occur in some areas of Delhi and NCR on Saturday. Along with this, the possibility of strong lightning has also been expressed. The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rains in all areas including Noida, Greater Noida, Karnal, Safidon, Panipat, Jind, Hansi, Charkhi Dadri, Nuh, Jhajjar, Baraut in UP and Haryana. An Orange Alert has been issued regarding this.

This year's monsoon rain in Delhi has broken an 11-year-old record. This is the first time since 2010 that the rainfall level in the capital has crossed 1000 mm. The Meteorological Department has already predicted about 10 percent more rain in September. Whereas in August the rain has been recorded to be about 24 percent less than the average.


The temperature dropped in Delhi on Saturday morning due to heavy rain. The minimum temperature came down to 24 degree Celsius.

According to the Safdarjung Observatory, the minimum temperature was recorded at 24 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal. The relative humidity was recorded at 100 percent at 8.30 am. The city received 97 mm of rain in the last 24 hours. Meteorologists have predicted cloudy sky and light or moderate rain throughout the day. The maximum temperature can come down to 31 degrees.


Earlier this month, Delhi recorded more than 100 mm of rain for two consecutive days. 112.1 mm of rain was recorded on 1 September and 117.7 mm on 2 September. Delhi has received 248.9 mm of rain this month, which is much higher than the average rainfall of 129.8 mm for September. Despite the late monsoon knocking in Delhi on July 13 in 19 years, the capital had rained 16 days that month. This was the highest recorded in the last 4 years.


Delhi received 507.1 mm of rain during the rainy days, which is about 141 percent more than the average. This is the highest rainfall in this month since July 2003. Delhi on Friday recorded a maximum temperature of 33.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 25.1 degrees Celsius.


Between thunderstorms and strong winds, the temperature has also dropped by 3 to 4 degrees. People faced difficulties due to waterlogging in many areas including Madhu Vihar, Jorbagh, Lodi Garden. The Meteorological Department has forecast rain to continue for several hours in most areas of NCR including Delhi Weather, Noida, Greater Noida. People have felt relief due to the sharp drop in temperature in Delhi and NCR.


The temperature dropped in Delhi on Saturday morning due to heavy rain. The minimum temperature came down to 24 degree Celsius.

According to the Safdarjung Observatory, the minimum temperature was recorded at 24 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal. The relative humidity was recorded at 100 percent at 8.30 am. The city received 97 mm of rain in the last 24 hours. Meteorologists have predicted cloudy sky and light or moderate rain throughout the day. The maximum temperature can come down to 31 degree Celsius.


Earlier this month, Delhi recorded more than 100 mm of rain for two consecutive days. 112.1 mm of rain was recorded on September 1 and 117.7 mm on September 2. So far, Delhi has received 248.9 mm of rain this month, which is much higher than the average rainfall of 129.8 mm for September.