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Capital may see light rain next week, but mercury to remain high

On Sunday, there’s a possibility of thunder and lightning and the maximum temperature is forecast to be around 41 degrees.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: May 29, 2021 7:13:15 pm
Delhi rains, Delhi weather today, IMD Delhi forecast, delhi news, delhi latest news, delhi today news, delhi local news, new delhi news, latest delhi newsLight rains in Delhi's Janpath. (Photo: ANI/File)

The capital may witness light rain on three days next week, but daytime temperature is forecast to remain high, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

On Sunday, there’s a possibility of thunder and lighting and the maximum temperature is forecast to be around 39 degrees.

“Very light rain or thundershowers” and strong winds are likely on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday followed by possibility of thunder and lightning on Thursday. The maximum temperature in this period is expected to be around 38 to 39 degrees.
IMD officials said a passing Western Disturbance is forecast to be a reason for the change in weather.

Mercury has remained high in the capital over the past few days. On Saturday, the maximum was 37.5 degrees Celsius, lower than 40.1 degrees on Friday and 41.2 degrees on Thursday.

Meanwhile Delhi’s average air quality index (AQI) was in the satisfactory category on Saturday with a reading of 87. It is forecast to remain in satisfactory to moderate category over the next two days, as per a forecast from the Centre’s Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi.

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