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According to the Meteorological Department, the Delhi-National Capital Region and adjoining areas may experience thunderstorms, dust storms or strong winds reaching 30-40 kmph.
People in North India including the capital are finally getting the scorching heat (heat wave) is relieved by relief. India Meteorological Department (IMDOn Saturday, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi and many areas of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh received rain with strong thunderstorms, officials said. During this, the maximum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 42.4 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 29 degrees Celsius. According to the IMD, the mercury is likely to remain under control with partly cloudy sky and drizzle for the next one to two days.
According to the Meteorological Department, the Delhi-National Capital Region and adjoining areas may experience thunderstorms, dust storms or strong winds with a speed of 30-40 kmph. According to a report by Skymet Weather, the pre-monsoon rains may intensify in Delhi and the National Capital Region today and this situation may continue till May 24. Due to this, there may be some drop in temperature in Delhi and National Capital Region.
The Meteorological Department has said that the Western Disturbance over South Myanmar and adjoining Northwest Thailand has intensified into a deep low pressure area moving in the northeast direction. A Western Disturbance is also over North Afghanistan and adjoining Pakistan and it may reach Western Himalayas today. A Cyclonic Circulation is persisting over South Interior Karnataka and adjoining areas.
According to a report in Skymet Weather, during the last 24 hours, light to moderate rains have occurred at some places over Kerala, eastern parts of Bihar, Sikkim and western Assam, with heavy to very few places. At the same time, heat wave conditions are prevailing in some parts of Himachal Pradesh, South-West Uttar Pradesh and North-East Madhya Pradesh. The Meteorological Department has forecast that during the next 24 hours, light to moderate rain with light to moderate rains may occur at isolated places over Meghalaya, western parts of Assam, Sikkim, Kerala and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Rest of Northeast India, Coastal Karnataka, Western Himalayas, Lakshadweep and parts of East Bihar may receive light to moderate rains. Light rain is possible at isolated places over Konkan & Goa, South Madhya Maharashtra, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal and East Madhya Pradesh.
At least four people died due to wind speed reaching 90 kmph and rain along with Kal Baisakhi in south part of West Bengal on Saturday. A senior official of the State Disaster Management gave this information. He said that in East Bardhaman district one person lost his life due to wall collapse, while in Nadia district another person died due to lightning. Two boys died when a boat capsized in the Ravindra Sarovar lake during Kaal Baisakhi here, police said. Disaster Management Minister Javed Ahmed Khan said that many trees were uprooted due to strong storm in Kolkata, affecting traffic.
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