Flights diverted as rain, hailstorm hit Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: A couple of flights were diverted in Delhi between 8 to 10 on Thursday morning due to inclement weather conditions.

The flights diverted were domestic carriers. In the morning, light rain showers accompanied by hailstorm lashed several parts of the capital and its adjoining areas.

GoAir G8 709, which was coming from Ahmedabad was diverted to Rajasthan’s Jaipur while Vistara UK 946 was diverted to Lucknow in the morning.

Notably, Delhi is expected to witness intense spells of rain and thundershowers with isolated hailstorm activity for the next two days.

“Light scattered rains are expected to continue over the national capital region till February 15. By February 16, the weather systems will move towards east India giving rain in Uttar Pradesh,” said Skymer, a private weather forecasting agency.

“As a consequence of the rainfall activity, maximums in Delhi and its adjoining areas will drop by 2 Degree Celsius to 4 Degree Celsius, while the maximums will again start increasing February 16 onwards,” it added.

In terms of weather, the maximum and minimum temperatures were 19 Degrees Celsius and 14 Degree Celsius. Today, the weather over the Delhi-National Capital Region became pleasant.