New Delhi: It was a humid day in national capital on Monday despite the weather department’s forecast of moderate to heavy rains.
As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), more rain is expected on Tuesday, while heavy rain is forecasted on Wednesday.
An official from the IMD said, “Most locations saw very light to light rainfall. Some rain activity is likely to occur overnight.”
IMD classifies rainfall as 'light', 'moderate', 'heavy' and 'very heavy' when it is between 2.5mm and 15.5mm, 15.6mm and 64.4mm, and 64.5mm and 115.5mm and beyond 115.6mm in a 24-hour period, respectively.
The overall rainfall deficit has increased to 33 per cent in August. As of now, only three districts – New Delhi, North and North West – have received normal rainfall in this season.