This morning’s flight operations at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport were hampered by heavy rain and bad weather.
In order to obtain the most recent flight information, the airport authorities recommended the public to get in touch with the airlines.
“Flight operations at Delhi Airport are disrupted by the poor weather. For the most recent flight information, it is advised to get in touch with the relevant airlines, the Delhi Airport stated in a statement today.
Meanwhile, this morning there were severe downpours, thunderstorms, and strong gusts in certain areas of Delhi-NCR.
The abrupt weather change is anticipated to provide relief from the sweltering heat that is now prevalent over North India.
The rain and thunderstorms in Delhi and the adjacent areas were foreseen by the India Meteorological Department.
“Thunderstorms/Duststorms with light to moderate intensity rain and gusty winds with speed of 40-70 Km/h would occur over and adjoining areas of the entire Delhi, NCR (Loni Dehat, Hindon AF Station, Bahadurgarh, Ghaziabad, Indirapuram, Chhapraula, Noida, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Ballabhgarh) Yamunanagar, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Narwana, Karnal, Rajaund, Assandh, Safidon, Barwala, Panipat, Adampur, Hissar, Gohana, Gannaur, Siwani, Meham, Sonipat, Tosham, Rohtak, Kharkhoda, Bhiwani, Charkhi Dadri, Jhajjar, Loharu, Farukhnagar, Kosali, Mahendargarh, Sohana, Rewari, Palwal, Narnaul, Bawal, Nuh, Aurangabad, Hodal (Haryana) Gangoh, Deoband, Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Kandhla, Khatauli, Baraut, Daurala, Bagpat, Meerut, Khekra, Modinagar, Kithor, Garhmukteshwar, Pilakhua, Hapur, Gulaoti, Siyana, Sikandrabad, Bulandshahar, Jahangirabad, Khurja, Gabhana, Jattari (U.P.) Sidhmukh, Pilani, Bhiwari, Jhunjunu, Tizara, Khairthal, Kotputli, Alwar, and Viratnagar (Rajasthan) during the next 2 hours,” India Meteorological Department said.
The weather department also predicted rain in Delhi for the next two to three days and no heat wave is predicted until May 30.
IMD had earlier said that the rainfall all over India in the month of June will remain ‘Below normal’ levels adding that states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Odisha, and northern India will witness above-normal temperatures.