The city of Gurugram is expected to receive another spell of rain with hailstorm and strong winds on Thursday. The arrival of fresh western disturbances is reason behind rains which is expected to happen in the city.
The city has received many spells of rains in the month of March. Two different western disturbances have affected the region earlier in March.
With the rains which is expected a day after, the temperatures in the city is also expected to go down by 3 to 4 degrees Celsius. This will arrest the rising temperatures in the city which had reached to a maximum of 28 degrees Celsius recently.
The officials have informed that the summer will finally arrive on March 18 as temperatures will continue to rise afterwards.
On Monday, the city had last received the rains. The last rains threw the city’s traffic out of gear with major congestions in Udyog Vihar and Cyber City.
A senior officials talking to TOI confirmed, “Fresh western disturbance will hit the city on Thursday. There is every chance that it will bring rains, strong winds and thunderstorms into the city.”
It is to be noted that a total of seven western disturbances had affected the city in the month of February.
The last rain, which happened on Monday, brought the pollution levels down to the moderate range. The air quality index value had come down to 159 (moderate). It was a much needed respite for the citizens of Gurugram.
Further, if rain happens on Thursday, it will further go down. The residents, who are struggling with respiratory ailments, will get a lot of relief.