Delhi could experience warmest September in 5 years, says IMD
New Delhi: The scientists of India Meteorological Department (IMD) have said that Delhi could see its warmest September in five years. Delhi is witnessing high day and night temperatures with up to 80 per cent humidity. It is causing a lot of discomfort to people.
The situation has persisted with western end of monsoon trough being around Himalayan foothills in the last few days. There has been no rain in Delhi in the past few days.
There have been no clouds in Delhi and mostly it has been hot and humid. However, experts said that there is a chance of light rain on Tuesday.
So far, Delhi has seen 18 per cent deficiency in rain during the monsoon season. 62 per cent deficiency is there in September.
The maximum temperature was recorded 38 degrees Celsius on September 18, which was 3 degrees above normal. In the last one week, both maximum and minimum temperatures have been 2 to 3 degrees higher than normal.