Light rain is likely in Delhi on Monday and the maximum temperature is expected to stand at around 36 degrees Celsius, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
The minimum temperature recorded early Monday was 27.4 degrees Celsius, near normal for this time of year. Relative humidity at 8:30 a.m. Monday remained elevated at 77%.
Rainfall is forecast for Delhi till July 10. While moderate rainfall is likely on Tuesday, the intensity is likely to increase with heavy rain forecast for Wednesday. Light rain is likely Thursday and Friday, with the chance of rain or thunderstorms forecast for Saturday and Sunday.
Over the next six days, the maximum temperature is expected to range from 32 degrees Celsius on Wednesday to 36 degrees Celsius on Sunday. The minimum temperature could vary from 24 to 27 degrees Celsius.
IMD said in an update on Sunday that “active monsoon conditions” are likely in northwest India from July 5-7. This is expected to bring isolated heavy rains to parts of northwest India from July 5-7, including parts of Jammu and Kashmir. , Western Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh are also expected to receive isolated heavy rains on July 6-7.
The IMD forecast for the month of July indicates that normal to above normal rainfall is likely over parts of northern India, and maximum temperature is also expected to be normal to above normal in most parts of India. parts of the country this month.
With the monsoon bringing rainfall to Delhi, the city has recently experienced a string of “good enough” air quality days. The air quality index (AQI) has remained in the “satisfactory” category since July 1. On Sunday, it was 76. According to Delhi’s air quality early warning system, the AQI is expected to remain in the “satisfactory” to “moderate” categories on July 4-5.