New Delhi: According to the meteorological department report, overcast conditions on Monday kept the mercury in check in the national capital which is likely to witness a spell of heavy rains between Wednesday and Friday.
While briefing to the media, Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the regional forecasting centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), said the monsoon trough is likely to shift northwards and will remain close to Delhi-NCR from Tuesday evening to Friday.
Under its influence, a convergence of lower-level easterly winds from the Bay of Bengal and southwesterly winds from the Arabian Sea will take place over northwest India, he added.
Furtherly, he said that “One or two spells of moderate rain, thundershowers with isolated heavy rain may occur between Wednesday night and Friday afternoon,” he said.
Notably, Delhi has recorded 213 mm rainfall against the normal of 207 mm in August so far.