Delhi experienced rainfall in several parts along with some strong winds and cloudy skies. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that there will be no heatwave conditions likely to arise till June 4. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) official also told that stormy winds with speeds reaching 50 kmph and light rainfall were observed.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) also predicted that there will be a western disturbance that is likely to bring heavy rainfall, stormy winds, and hail in some parts of the city on May 30 and May 31. It is predicted that the maximum temperature will likely remain below 40 degrees Celsius till June 4.
The weather department also issued a yellow alert, warning the people about the traffic disturbances and inundation of low-lying areas. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued weather warnings using the four color codes mentioned below
- Green which showcases that no action is needed
- Yellow which showcases that you should keep a watch and stay updated
- Orange which showcases that you should be fully prepared
- Red which showcases that action needs to be taken
Delhi’s primary and most important weather station (The Safdarjung Observatory) has recorded a maximum temperature of 35 degrees Celsius which is actually five degrees below normal temperature. And the minimum temperature was recorded at 21.5 degrees Celsius. May being the hottest month in Delhi has recorded below-normal temperatures and excess rainfall.
The sudden change in temperature and weather is because of the western disturbances that originated in the Mediterranean region that result in bringing unusual rainfalls according to various meteorologists.
The Safdarjung Observatory has recorded 86.7 mm of rainfall which is above the average of 19.7 mm rainfall occurring the entire month. The weather department has recorded no heatwave as of now for this season. The month of April witnessed the highest rainfall and it was recorded to be 20mm. The maximum temperature recorded in Delhi for the month of May is 40 degree Celsius.