Safdarjung in Delhi recorded 2.9 mm of rain on Friday.

New Delhi :

It rained in various areas of Delhi NCR on Friday.

It started raining intermittently from morning, which continued throughout the day.

The sun came out in between, but after some interval it started raining again.

In the evening, the rain picked up a bit and drenched the passers-by on the roads.

The process of showers continues till midnight.

Delhi's Safdarjung Observatory recorded 2.9 mm of rainfall in 12 hours from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm today.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), rain and thunderstorms will continue in Delhi NCR. 

Light rain accompanied by thunder and lightning occurred in many parts of Delhi on Friday, turning the weather pleasant in the national capital and neighboring areas.

Light rains occurred in Laxmi Nagar, ITO, Mandi House, Jor Bagh, Lajpat Nagar and North Delhi.

Earlier, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had predicted thundershower and wind speed reaching 20 to 40 kmph in Delhi and adjoining areas including Kanjhawala, Mundka, Jafarpur, Najafgarh, Palam, Gurugram, Manesar, Hansi, Meham, Rohtak and Bhiwani. Winds were expected to blow at a speed of .

According to data received from the government's air quality forecasting agency 'SAFAR', Delhi recorded 75 per cent relative humidity at around 8.30 am and the Air Quality Index (AQIX) was recorded in the moderate (115) category at around 9 am.

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 severe.

Rain in many parts of Rajasthan

Light to moderate rainfall was recorded in many parts of Rajasthan from Thursday to Friday.

According to the Meteorological Department, during the 24 hours that ended at 8.30 am on Friday, Thanagaji in Alwar received 29 mm, Chauhtan in Barmer 18 mm, Pugal in Bikaner 12 mm, Khetri in Jhunjhunu 15 mm, Bayana in Bharatpur 8 mm. Seven mm of rain was recorded in Jhunjhunu's Nawalgarh, six mm in Vair of Bharatpur and five mm to one mm in many other parts.

On Friday, 6.2 mm of rain was recorded in Jhunjhunu's Pilani, 1.5 mm in Hanumangarh's Sangriya, and Churu from morning to evening.

The Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of dry weather in the coming days.

On Friday, the maximum temperature in most parts of the state was recorded between 26.5 degree Celsius to 34.7 degree Celsius.

At the same time, the minimum temperature was recorded from 14.7 degree Celsius to 22.3 degree Celsius.