Rains, high velocity winds in Delhi-NCR bring mercury down by several notches

Delhi on Sunday woke up to light showers after a change in weather on Saturday night that brought in heavy rainfall, lightning and thunderstorm, bringing the mercury down by several notches.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, a thunderstorm with a heavy spell of rain was witnessed in the national capital.”Thunderstorm with heavy spell of rain and wind speed of 20-50 KMPH most likely to continue over and adjoining areas Delhi,” tweeted IMD early Sunday morning. Light rain and generally cloudy weather is expected during the day.

The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative figures for Delhi, recorded 33.6 mm rainfall till 5.30 am. The Palam station gauged 43.4 mm precipitation, the weatherman added.