11 flights have been diverted to other airports due to bad weather. Of these, seven were diverted to Jaipur and three to Lucknow.
New Delhi: Heavy rains in Delhi-NCR once again changed the mood of the weather. Due to rain, a sharp drop in temperature has been recorded for the last two days. Heavy rain was witnessed in most areas of Delhi-NCR on Monday evening. The drop in temperature was visible since morning. The Meteorological Department had also predicted rain and hailstorm.
Due to strong wind and inclement weather, flight services were affected at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on Monday. Flights to and from Delhi have been affected by this. 11 flights have been diverted to other airports due to bad weather. Of these, seven were diverted to Jaipur and four to Lucknow.
Due to rain and cold wind in Delhi-NCR, the maximum temperature has dropped from 32 to 27 degrees. Due to this the cold of morning and evening has returned. The drop in temperature has once again forced people to take out warm clothes. This weather pattern will continue till March 25. It will be cloudy for the whole week and there is a possibility of rain on March 24. After that the day temperature will start increasing.
The Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of cloudy sky and drizzle on Tuesday as well. Delhi’s air quality has also marginally improved due to rain. At 4 pm, the 24-hour Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded at 154 in the ‘moderate’ category.
An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’ and 401 and 500 ‘very poor’. Between is considered ‘severe’.