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Heavy rains lash Delhi-NCR, weather department says thunderstorm likely to continue


Heavy rains, thunderstorm and lightning hit Delhi on early Sunday morning.

Delhi witnessed heavy rains on early Sunday morning. (File photo: PTI)

Heavy rains lashed Delhi and several parts of NCR early Sunday morning. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, a thunderstorm with a heavy spell of rain was witnessed in the national capital.

“Thunderstorm with heavy spell of rain and wind speed of 20-50 KMPH most likely to continue over and adjoining areas Delhi,” tweeted IMD on early Sunday morning.

Thunderstorm with heavy spell of rain and wind speed of 20-50 KMPH most likely to continue over and adjoining areas Delhi. @ndmaindia @rajeevan61 pic.twitter.com/aUob77hT2b

— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) July 4, 2020

The rains have brought a pleasant respite from the sultry heat that the national capital has been going through in the past few days. On Saturday, temperatures in Delhi hovered over 37-degree celsius. However, temperatures dropped to 30-degree celsius early Sunday morning during the thunderstorm.

According to news agency ANI, “Heavy rainfall, lightning and thunderstorm hit the national capital.”

#WATCH Delhi: Heavy rainfall, lightning and thunderstorm hit the national capital tonight. Visuals from Connaught Place. #Monsoon pic.twitter.com/xWdioYWaA8

— ANI (@ANI) July 4, 2020

READ MORE | Heavy rains lash Maharashtra, north India reels under sultry weather

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