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Hail, rain expected in Delhi this Valentine’s Day

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New Delhi: Light rain accompanied by strong winds and hailstorm is likely to make a comeback from Wednesday and intensify by Thursday (February 14), making it a rain-drenched Valentine’s Day for the people of Delhi.

“Another western disturbance accompanied by moist eastern winds from the Bay of Bengal is likely to hit the northwest plains of the country, including Delhi, from Wednesday night (February 13),” Kuldeep Srivastava, regional head of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), told. “The conditions on Wednesday night won’t be much noticeable; however, rain accompanied by strong winds, thundershower and hailstorm at isolated places will intensify by Thursday,” Srivastava said.

These conditions will continue over the national capital till Friday, he said. The minimum temperature is also expected to rise by 3-4 degrees Celsius between Wednesday and Friday in northwest India. As per the IMD bulletin, the minimum temperature is expected to reach 13 degrees Celsius — 4 notches above the season’s normal — during the period, while the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 21 degrees Celsius. (IANS)

 

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