The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that parts of northwest India are likely to receive widespread rainfall.
The weather department has stated that monsoon is finally set to advance over the northern plains and thundershowers are expected around the weekend. Monsoon winds are expected to hit the national capital today.
“Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain and winds with speed of 20-40 Km/h would occur over and adjoining areas of NCR (Manesar, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida) Khatauli, Modinagar, Hapur, Pilakhua, Dadri (UP) Bhiwari (Rajasthan) during next 2 hours,” IMD tweeted.
As the rain cooled the city overnight, the temperature on Friday morning was 4 degrees below normal in Delhi.
The meteorological department also predicted that the national capital is likely to witness thunderstorms along with patchy rain from today while the showers will intensify from Saturday.