Delhi-NCR is currently reeling from rain, the Meteorological Department has issued an alert IG News

  • Continuous rain in Delhi-NCR for last three days
  • Schools closed amid possibility of rain for next 48 hours
  • The Meteorological Department issued a yellow alert in view of the possibility of rain

The rains in Delhi-NCR for the last three days have made the situation miserable. Delhi-NCR is flooded due to rain. In such a situation, people’s difficulties have increased. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), rain will continue in Delhi on Friday as well. The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert in view of the possibility of rain.

According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of light to moderate rain in Delhi till September 26. Rain is expected to stop after this, though skies may remain cloudy. Apart from this, the weather pattern in Noida and Gurugram is also expected to be similar to Delhi.

Earlier in the last 24 hours, the temperature has dropped significantly due to rain in Delhi. According to the Meteorological Department, Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 23.8 degrees Celsius below normal and a maximum temperature of 7.28 degrees Celsius below normal.

Schools closed

It is estimated that Monsoon may withdraw from Delhi-NCR around September 28-29. On the other hand, in Gurugram, Noida-Greater Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad, all schools up to class 8 have been closed on Friday amid the possibility of rain. In view of the possibility of rain in Gurugram on Friday, the Disaster Management Authority has advised all corporate and private institutions in the district to have employees work from home. Along with this, due to waterlogging, Delhi Police has issued advisory and advised to stay away from some roads.

Why is it raining heavily now? What is the reason?

Two distinct weather systems are responsible for the heavy rainfall in and around the national capital. The first is the formation of a low pressure area, with a cyclonic circulation located over northwest MP/southwest UP and extending east to west UP, south Haryana and Delhi NCR. Another reason is the formation of the Western Disturbance System. This system is preventing the low pressure area from moving westward.


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