Residents in Delhi and nearby areas continue to witness drizzles and light showers tonight, which lowered the temperature slightly.
The rain was accompanied by thunder and lightning. Although there are no hail reports, the Met office predicted the possibility of hailstorms dispersed later in the evening.
“The sky will stay mostly cloudy, some periods of heavy rain can be expected along with hail in some areas, cloud conditions will remain until Friday,” said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
It is expected that light rain or thunder continue until later in the night. At least 14 trains bound for Delhi were delayed due to low visibility caused by heavy fog.
The capital is expected to witness intense periods of rain and storms with isolated hailstorms over the next two days. “Scattered light rains are expected to continue over the national capital region until February 15. By February 16, weather systems will move east of India giving rain in Uttar Pradesh,” Skymet said. private weather forecast agency.
The overall air quality in the national capital was in the “very poor” category on Thursday despite storms and rains in various parts of the city, authorities said.
They said that air quality is expected to improve on Friday. According to the data provided by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPPC), Delhi’s general air quality index (AQI) was at 335.