“Thunderstorms with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of isolated places of Delhi, NCR ( Gurugram, Manesar) Farukhnagar, Rewari (Haryana). Light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of many places of Delhi,” tweeted IMD.
08/01/2022: 07:10 IST; Thunderstorm with moderate to heavy intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of NCR ( Chhapraula, Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh) Palwal, Aurangabad (Haryana) Tizara, Alwar (Rajasthan) .
— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) January 8, 2022
Jhajjar, Kosali, Mahendargarh, Narnaul (Haryana) Shamli, Muzaffarnagar, Kandhla, Bijnaur, Khatauli, Sakoti Tanda, Hastinapur, Baraut, Daurala, Bagpat, Meerut, Modinagar, Kithor, Garhmukteshwar, Pilakhua, Hapur, Gulaoti, Siyana, Sikandrabad, Bulandshahar, Khurja, Jattari, Aligarh, Kasganj, Iglas, Sikandra Rao, Hathras, Etah, Agra (U.P.) Kotputli, Bharatpur (Rajasthan) are also expected to receive light to moderate intensity rainfall during the next 2 hours, according to the IMD.
The Weather Department has predicted a cloudy sky for Delhi till January 9.
Meanwhile, the air quality in the national capital improved to ‘poor’ from ‘very poor’ category on Friday, a day after the national capital experienced intermittent rain spells, with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 273, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).