IMD predicts heavy rainfall in Delhi-NCR, adjoining areas from today
1 May, 2023 | Pragati Singh
Waterlogging is forecast in low-lying sections of the national capital due to the influence of the wet weather, according to IMD in a tweet.
On Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) expected heavy rains, thunderstorms, and lightning in Delhi-NCR and surrounding areas. As the day progressed, various places around the country experienced rain, as predicted. Waterlogging is forecast in low-lying sections of the national capital due to the influence of the wet weather, according to IMD in a tweet.
“There may be minor damage to the plantation, horticulture, and standing crops due to the impact of the heavy rainfall,” the IMD said in an advisory.
“Tamil Nadu, Kerala, South Interior Karnataka in South Peninsular India, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Western Himalayan Region and Madhya Pradesh in Northwest and Central India during 01st-03rd May and significant reduction thereafter from 4th May,” the IMD tweeted on Sunday late night.
“The thunderstorm activity over most parts of the country is likely to continue till 3rd May and reduce significantly thereafter from 4th May. Widespread rainfall with thunderstorm/hailstorm activity and isolated heavy rainfall likely over,” the agency tweeted earlier.