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Rain showers to drench NCR for next few more days
The temperature in Delhi/NCR has come down after the a light to moderate rains for the last three-four days. Citizens of Delhi/NCR who were suffering from scorching heat have got some good relief from heat waves. Though the rains have brought cheers on the faces of the people, but are these unseasonal rains normal or an indication of an extreme weather?

The Indian met department has termed the rain fall as normal and has predicted that it will continue for next seven days.

"The weather in Delhi/NCR has changed for last three-four days lowering the heat wave, it will continue for next 7 days with moderate and light raining. It is a normal weather change and no extreme situation is predicted," said M. Durai Swamy, Scientist, Indian Met Department, New Delhi.

Weather forecaster Skymet has said that the weather imbalance will continue for next 48 hours and it's because of western disturbance.

"May is the pre-monsoon season and such weather change is called pre-monsoon weather. It will further appear on May 16 and 17. The western disturbance is very common in J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Punjab, North Rajastan, Delhi. North MP and Western UP also witness such weather imbalance during May- June15 along with North-East India," said Mahesh Palawat, Forecasting Officer, Skymet.

Skymet said that such weather disturbance occurs only because of heating that causes low pressure and is commonly called Andhi in local language of North East India.

"In Andhi, rainfall amount will be less but thunderstorm. It may occur regularly till June 15. In June the temperature will come down but discomfort common life due to high humidity," added Palawat.

Palwat further said that in Eastern India it is called Kalabaishakhi. Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal suffer from Kalabaishakhi. It is more wild in these states. Wind speeds up to 100 km and storm disturbs common life, sometimes leading to accidental deaths. It takes place only in mid-late afternoon.


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