NEW DELHI: The Met department on Saturday issued an Orange alert for Haryana, North-East Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh.
According to the weather experts, due to the moisture from the Arabian Sea, northwest India will witness extremely heavy rainfall today and tomorrow and there will be thunderstorms in North-Western India for 5 days.
“Due to the moisture from the Arabian Sea, northwest India will have similar weather today and tomorrow. From tomorrow its effect will be mainly in UP and will reduce from the next day onwards. There will be thunderstorms in North-Western India for 5 days. There is a possibility of thunderstorms in Delhi for the next 3-4 days,” Dr Soma Sen Roy, IMD scientist, said.
It further added that conditions are favourable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some more parts of south Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea and Andaman and Nicobar Islands during next 2 days.
The IMD noted that a fresh Western Disturbance is likely to affect Northwest India from 29 May, 2023. It has also predicted thunderstorms in Delhi for the next 3-4 days.
Residents of Delhi, Gurugram, Noida and Faridabad woke up to heavy rainfall with thundering on Saturday. Transport services were hit said officials updating that six flights were diverted to Jaipur, while trains approaching Delhi were running late.