New Delhi: Widespread rainfall for the next 3-5 days in the Northeast part of the country is predicted by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday. Several parts of the country, mainly northeast and southern parts, are likely to receive normal to above normal rainfall, it said.
Afternoon rainfall in Delhi brought a slight relief to the residents who were feeling the heat from the last several days. Delhi’s ITO, Shahdara, and India Gate area received good rainfall.
The weather department forecasted light to moderate rain in adjoining areas of Delhi.
“Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi (Red Fort, Preet Vihar, Rajeev chauk, ITO, Akshardham), Muzaffarnagar, Kandhla, Bulandshahar, Khurja (UP) during next 2 hours,” IMD’s RWFC tweeted.
During the next five days, widespread rainfall with isolated heavy rain and thunderstorm/lightning has been predicted by the weather department over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya.