Several parts of Delhi, Noida, and nearby areas received a welcome respite from the scorching heat on Saturday with light rainfall, in line with the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) recent predictions. The weather department has forecast light to moderate rainfall, accompanied by thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds, for several states including Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan in the coming days. The national capital is also expected to receive light rainfall until Monday, March 20.
The ongoing heatwave in several parts of the country has been a cause of concern for the residents, with temperatures hovering around the 35-degree mark. The sudden rainfall and the accompanying dip in temperatures are expected to bring much-needed relief to the people. As per the IMD, the daytime temperatures are likely to come down to 30°C, and nighttime mercury levels will fluctuate between 16 and 17°C over the next few days.
The rainfall is also expected to bring significant benefits to the region, particularly to the agricultural sector, which has been suffering due to the extended dry spell. The timely showers will help in replenishing the groundwater levels and provide much-needed moisture to the parched land. It will also help in boosting the agricultural yield and alleviate the water crisis in the region.
Apart from its positive impact on agriculture, the rainfall is expected to provide relief to the residents from the persistent heatwave and the associated health hazards. Heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke, dehydration, and fatigue are common during extended periods of high temperatures, and the sudden dip in temperatures and the cool breeze accompanying the rainfall will provide relief to the residents.
So, the rainfall in Delhi, Noida, and nearby areas has brought much-needed relief to the residents from the ongoing heatwave. The IMD’s predictions for further rainfall in the coming days are expected to bring benefits to the agricultural sector and alleviate the water crisis in the region. Additionally, the rainfall is expected to provide relief to the residents from heat-related illnesses and associated health hazards.