Parts of Delhi witness heavy rain, thunderstorms
New Delhi, March 30: Heavy rainfall and thunderstorms lashed parts of the national capital on Thursday.
"Scattered to widespread rainfall/thunderstorm, lightning/gusty winds are very likely over the region from March 30 to April 1 in Northwest India," India Meteorological Department predicted.
On March 30-31, there was an isolated hailstorm over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and East Rajasthan; on March 30, it was over West Rajasthan; and on March 31, it is predicted to be over Uttar Pradesh.
On March 31, Northwest India may experience isolated significant rainfall over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan and Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand, according to the Met.
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IMD forecasted, "Isolated rainfall/thunderstorm, lightning/gusty winds very likely over the region on March 30-31."
Whereas in South India, the IMD forecasted light isolated rainfall/thunderstorms over the region for the next five days, with the exception of Northern Karnataka.
IMD forecasted "light isolated rainfall over the region on March 30-31" in West India.
On Wednesday evening, several parts of Delhi and the NCR experienced heavy rain and thunderstorms.
On Wednesday, nine planes were diverted from Delhi to Jaipur airport because of bad weather.
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