The Weekend Leader - Delhi to have a rainy week: IMD

Delhi to have a rainy week: IMD

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In its latest forecast on Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Delhi and its adjoining areas are likely to have a rainy week ahead.

From Tuesday till January 10, Delhi will either have a partly or generally cloudy sky with the possibility of very light rain or drizzle, the forecast said

On January 2, the IMD had said that a fresh active Western Disturbance and its associated induced cyclonic circulation is likely to affect the northwest Indian region from January 3.

"Scattered to fairly widespread light/moderate rainfall is likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, north Rajasthan & West Uttar Pradesh during January 5 to 7 and light isolated rainfall is also likely over west Madhya Pradesh on January 5," it had added.

During a severe cold wave, the minimum temperature dips to 2 degrees Celsius or the departure from normal is more than 6.4 degrees.

The maximum and minimum temperatures of the national capital at 9 a.m. on Tuesday was recorded at 20 and 9 degrees Celsius, respectively.

This entire week the temperatures will hover around the same.

The relative humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 95 per cent.

Meanwhile, Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) continues to settle in the 'very poor' category, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And ResearchA(SAFAR) estimates.

The level of PM 2.5 and PM 10 is in the 'very poor' and 'poor' categories. -IANS

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