New Delhi, June 16: Residents of Delhi received a welcome respite from the scorching heat on Friday as parts of the national capital experienced rainfall.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted light rain and thundershowers accompanied by gusty winds throughout the day. Delhi Rains: Heavy Rainfall With Gusty Winds and Thunderstorms Lash Parts of National Capital, Delhiites Share Pics and Videos.

Rainfall Brings Relief to Delhi:

"Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain and gusty winds 30-40 Km/h would occur over and adjoining areas of many places of Delhi (Vivek Vihar, Red fort, Preet Vihar, Rajeev Chowk, ITO, India Gate, Akshardham, Palam, Safdarjung, Lodi Road, Nehru Stadium, IGI Airport, Vasant Vihar, RK Puram, Defence Colony, Lajpat Nagar, Vasant Kunj, Hauz Khas, Malviya Nagar, Kalkaji, Mahrauli, Chhattarpur, Ayanagar), (Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Noida, Dadri, Gurugram, Manesar) Jahangirabad, Anupshahar, Shikarpur, Aligarh, Iglas (UP) during next 2 hours," the IMD had said in a tweet. Delhi Rains Today: Delhiites Wake Up to Heavy Rainfall and Thunderstorms, Netizens Share Pictures and Videos.

Earlier this week, Skymet Weather, a private forecasting agency, had anticipated the occurrence of light rains in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and west Uttar Pradesh on Thursday and Friday due to the influence of Cyclone Biparjoy.

Delhi witnessed a minimum temperature of 27.9 degrees Celsius on Friday, while the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 38 degrees Celsius, as reported by the IMD.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jun 16, 2023 04:13 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website