More rain likely in Delhi-NCR today

New Delhi: The national capital and its adjoining areas such as Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, and Ghaziabad are likely to witness another spell of rain on Thursday.

According to the India Meteorological Department, the rain is likely to occur as cyclonic circulation has formed over Rajasthan and a trough is also extending up to Southwest Uttar Pradesh. Hailstorm activities accompanied by gusty winds are also expected to hit the regions today.

As per the IMD, minimum and maximum temperatures are likely to be around 11 degrees and 26 degrees Celsius, respectively, with humidity oscillating between 85 and 88 per cent.

“By the afternoon of March 15, the weather will start clearing up over Delhi-NCR and bright sunshine can be witnessed. Due to Northerly cold winds, both day and night temperatures may fall marginally. From March 16 onward, we expect a gradual increase in day and night temperatures. By March 17 or 18, day temperatures of Delhi-NCR may touch the 30-degree mark,” said Skymet Weather.

“By March 21, on the day of Holi, we expect day temperatures to cross 30 degrees. Also, there will be another Western Disturbance which may give isolated light rain close to Holi,” it added.