After days of scorching heat and simmering temperature, Delhi woke up to a pleasant morning on Tuesday.
Rains lashed the national capital last night bringing the minimum temperature to 28 degrees Celsius.
According to the Met department, monsoon is now expected to reach Delhi by July 1.
- This is strongest monsoon year for Kerala since 2013, says IMD
- Delhi: Rain 10% above normal in July, more than last year
- Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR: Ghaziabad road caves in, traffic severely hit
- Punjab monsoon: Panchkula gets 49 mm rainfall in two hours
- Heavy rain in Mumbai as monsoon covers Maharashtra
- Mumbai receives pre-monsoon showers, dust storm brings down temperature in North India
So far, Delhi has recorded a mere 16.7 mm of rain against its monthly average of 82.2 mm of rain.
Heavy rainfall has been forecast in coastal areas and south interior parts of Karnataka over the next 24 hours, as the southwest monsoon remained vigorous over the state.
Forecast for Bengaluru is overcast sky with one or two spells of light to moderate rain towards evening or night with strong surface winds.
There is also a heavy rainfall warning over Konkan Goa while Central India is likely get intense rains in the coming days.