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Rain And Wind Likely To Keep City Cool For 2 More Days: Imd | Gurgaon News – Times of India

GURGAON: A sudden spell of rain and gusty winds on Saturday afternoon brought relief from the humid weather conditions in the city.
Residents woke up to partly cloudy skies. Around 12.45pm, short but intense showers were seen for 15 minutes. Winds blew at a speed of 30-40kmph.
Rainfall data was not recorded at the IMD observatory. But neighbouring Sohna received 36mm rainfall during the day.
The maximum temperature on Saturday was recorded at 34.7 degrees Celsius as against 35.5 degrees on Friday. The minimum temperature, on the other hand, rose slightly at 26.6 degrees from Friday’s 26 degrees Celsius.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), scattered rainfall is likely to continue for the next two days, after which dry weather conditions will prevail.
“Light rainfall with thunderstorms and gusty winds will continue to be witnessed at isolated places over the next two days. We are not expecting any major change in the maximum temperature over the next 7 days,” said IMD official.
The weatherman has attributed the sudden change of weather to the moisture incursion in the region due to prevailing easterlies winds. Also, a western disturbance will be affecting northwest India till Monday.
With monsoon in its last leg, the IMD also said that the condition is becoming favourable for withdrawal of southwest monsoon from parts of west Rajasthan beginning around September 25.
“Anti-cyclonic flow developing over northwest India at lower tropospheric levels and dry weather prevailing over parts of southwest Rajasthan, make conditions favourable for the withdrawal of monsoon from west Rajasthan,” the official added.
Between June 1 and September 23, the city has received 448mm rainfall as compared to normal of 483.4mm, indicating a deficit of 7%.
For Sunday, there will be partly cloudy skies with minimum and maximum temperatures expected to hover around 25 and 35 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Meanwhile, the city’s air quality deteriorated but remained within the moderate category on Saturday. The overall reading was at 193 as compared to 138 on the previous day.
Meanwhile, Delhi saw widespread high intensity rain with gusty winds on Saturday afternoon. According to the weather department, light rain may hit some areas on Sunday. Weather analysts said the confluence of dry and moist winds near Delhi, which formed convective clouds, led to high intensity rain and winds.
On Saturday, the maximum temperature was 35.1 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature was 27 degrees. The humidity was 68-100%.
Safdarjung, the city’s base station, recorded 15.2 mm of rainfall.
According to the IMD, the maximum and minimum temperatures on Sunday may hover around 36 and 25 degrees Celsius, with the possibility of very light rain and thundershowers.
The air quality on Saturday remained ‘moderate’. The AQI was 104, against 110 a day earlier.

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