Spell of rain expected over North India 

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New Delhi (NVI): Spells of rain and thundershowers are expected over North India today due to a fresh western disturbance over Jammu and Kashmir.

Due to these western disturbance, scattered rains and thundershowers have already occurred over multiple parts of Punjab including Ludhiana, Amritsar and Chandigarh in the last 24 hours.

Now, Punjab and northern parts of Haryana will receive a few more spells of rain and thundershower activities today as well.

“Gradually, these rains will shift towards Delhi and NCR as well as Northwest and West Uttar Pradesh,” according to SkymetWeather.

It has also predicted isolated patchy over Delhi and not any significant rain activities over the national capital.

Meanwhile, Delhi and NCR region also saw a slight decrease in minimum temperature to 16.2 degree Celsius from 16.7 degrees Celsius recorded yesterday.

The maximum temperature today is expected to be around 25 degrees celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The overall air quality in the national capital today is in “moderate” category.

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the national capital stood at 121 which falls in the “moderate” category.

The IMD has said that northwest,  West and Central India is expected to have a rise in minimum temperature by two to three degree Celsius during next 24 hours.

“No significant change temperature is expected in rest of the country,” it added.