Delhi weather today – Delhi Swelters at Record-Breaking Heat: Relief in Sight with IMD’s Forecast of Rain and Dust Storm!”

Rain hits parts of Delhi amid scorching heat. (Photo: PTI)

Scorching Heat Grips Delhi as Residents Await Relief in Forecast

Amid relentless heatwaves tormenting Delhi, a glimmer of hope emerges from the latest forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Predictions hint at a possible respite for the capital’s inhabitants in the form of light rain and a dust storm expected later today.

Thursday, May 30, dawned with Delhi’s temperature clocking in at a minimum of 30.4 degrees Celsius. However, the preceding day witnessed unprecedented heat, with the Safdarjung Observatory marking a blistering maximum temperature of 46.8 degrees Celsius. This staggering figure surpasses a record standing for 79 years, previously set on June 17, 1945, at 46.7 degrees Celsius. Notably, the IMD reported an even more astonishing temperature of 52.9 degrees Celsius in Delhi’s Mungeshpur area on the same day, a statement met with skepticism by Union Minister Kiren Rijiju sir.

Presently, Delhi finds itself under a partly cloudy sky, with certain areas still under the grip of a relentless heatwave. However, relief might be on the horizon, with forecasts suggesting the likelihood of thunderstorms or dust storms accompanied by light rain or drizzle. Gusts of wind reaching speeds between 25-35 kilometers per hour add to the anticipation of cooler weather.

Despite the promise of relief, the mercury is expected to soar once again, with maximum temperatures forecasted to reach 45 degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, the minimum temperature is projected to hover around 30 degrees Celsius, underscoring the persistence of sweltering conditions.

As Delhiites brace themselves for another day of intense heat, the prospect of rain and a dust storm offers a glimmer of hope in an otherwise scorching landscape.

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