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Rain hits Delhi-NCR, likely to continue till Friday

IANS  |  New Delhi 

with was witnessed in parts of and the (NCR) on Wednesday, the office said, adding that the condition was likely to continue till Friday.

According to the (IMD), the temperature on Wednesday morning was recorded a notch below the season's average at 24.3 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature for the day is expected to hover around three-four notches below the season's average, an IMD said.

According to Skymet, the pre-monsoon rains are because of three phenomenon -- Western Disturbance, induced cyclonic circulation and the South Westerly winds.

"The rains on Wednesday were because of the back to back Western Disturbance. The Western Disturbance creates cyclonic circulation over Also the South Westernly winds from the are increasing the moisture," Mahesh Palawat, Vice President, and Climate Change at the Skymet told IANS.

The condition, he said, will continue on and off till Friday at least.

The will also decrease the heat wave and keep the temperature in control in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, and parts of and Uttar Pradesh, he added.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 82 per cent.

The city witnessed light on Monday as well.



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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 10:32 IST