Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and other states witnessed scattered rains and thunderstorms on Friday morning. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the wet spell has been ongoing over North and Northwest India.
This means Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh are likely to witness isolated to scattered rainfall on Friday and Saturday.
The parts of Northwest India witnessed intense cold at the beginning of the year. The winter season was brought to an end after temperatures started spiking much earlier than usual at the beginning of March.
The temperature levels across the plains have increased, but now, a spell of rain has brought the local residents some respite from the heat.
The Indian Meteorological Department had predicted widespread rain, snow, and thunderstorms over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand on Friday.
Likewise, scattered rain was expected over West Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, and Madhya Pradesh on Friday. Moreover, these states could also experience light showers on March 14 as well.
Accordingly, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued an orange alert for Friday on Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and West Uttar Pradesh.
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