Mild rain possible tomorrow, sharp mercury rise to comply with

GURUGRAM: are likely to sweep across the city on Thursday due to a change in the flow pattern in the lower level of the atmosphere, according to officials from the Regional Weather Forecasting Centre (RWFC).
On Wednesday, swept across Gurugram with the maximum temperature settling at 36°C. RWFC officials said light showers were likely across NCR on Friday. Mercury is expected to rise sharply from Saturday due to the withdrawal of a western disturbance, the officials said.

“We are currently receiving north-westerly winds. A diversion of the wind at the lower level of the atmosphere is prompting strong gusts,” an official said. “There is an anti-cyclonic flow over Rajasthan, Delhi and parts of UP,” he added.

“A western disturbance is heading into the northern parts of the country, as a result of which there would be moderate precipitation in states like Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh,” the official said.

In Delhi-NCR, rainfall would be quite light. The weather system would start from Thursday evening, the official said. The maximum temperature is expected to hover between 35 °C and 36°C, with winds keeping the hot weather in check. “But after Friday, we will witness an abrupt rise in mercury. We are also going to see very clear skies until April 24-25.”

The maximum temperature on Wednesday was recorded at 38°C while minimum temperature was 24°C.

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