Weather Update Today: According to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, since Tuesday morning, the sky is clear and sunshine. Also, the Meteorological Department has predicted clear skies not only in the remaining days of this month but also in the first week of April. It is also worth mentioning here that Delhi's all-time record in the month of March is 40.6 degrees Celsius which was recorded on 31 March 1945. This record may be broken in the next two days. The main reason behind this situation is the continuous clear sky, complete absence of western disturbances and not even a single rain.
After a partial decline of 24 days, the weather once again took a sharp turn on Monday. There was a significant rise in the temperature in the midst of the bright sunshine throughout the day. Monday was recorded as the hottest day of this season. Heatwave like conditions persisted at all these places.
The Meteorological Department has issued a forecast of a strong heatwave at various places for two days. On Monday, Delhi's maximum temperature was recorded at 39.1 degrees Celsius, seven notches above normal, while the minimum was recorded at 22.2 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal. The humidity level in the air ranged from 16 to 70 per cent. The highest maximum temperature was recorded in Narela at 42.0 degrees while the lowest minimum temperature was recorded at Sports Complex at 22.7 degrees.
Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions in most parts very likely over West Rajasthan; at some parts over East Rajasthan & West Madhya Pradesh on 29th & 30th and heat wave conditions in isolated pockets over these areas during 31st March to 02nd April. pic.twitter.com/3iflyJ80Ji— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) March 29, 2022
Lodhi Road 40
Sports Complex 41.5
On Monday, the air of Delhi NCR was recorded in the poor to very poor category. According to the Air Quality Bulletin issued by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air index of Delhi stood at 251. In NCR, the air index of Faridabad was recorded at 304, that of Ghaziabad was 334, that of Greater Noida was 264, that of Gurugram was 232 and that of Noida was 238. The level of PM 2.5 in Delhi was recorded at 86 while the level of PM 101 was 248 micrograms per cubic metre.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that light to moderate rainfall is very likely to continue over Northeast India during the next 5 days. There is the possibility of isolated heavy falls over Assam, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh on March 31 and April 1.
Light to moderate rainfall activity very likely to continue over Northeast India during next 5 days with possibility of isolated heavy falls over Assam-Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh on 31st March & 01st April, 2022.— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) March 29, 2022