In Pics: National Capital or Kashmir? Thick blanket of hail covers Delhi streets
Updated On : 11 Feb 2019,05:52 PM
Heavy rains and hailstorm accompanied by strong winds lashed the national capital region on Thursday and brought the mercury down by four to five notches. The minimum temperature settled at 15 degrees Celsius, six notches above the season's average and the maximum temperature was recorded at 19.1 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average. Delhi recorded 3.2 mm rainfall till 5.30 pm with humidity level oscillating between 100 and 89 per cent. Excited people took to social media to share pictures of roads covered with hail. The weatherman has forecast shallow to moderate fog on Friday morning with clear skies. The maximum and minimum temperatures will hover around 19 and 10 degrees Celsius respectively.
Rickshaw pullers cover themselves during sudden rainfall in New Delhi on Thursday, February 7, 2019.
Taking to Twitter people started sharing a slew of mind-boggling video clips and photographs, making #DelhiRains and #Hailstorm trending hashtags on the micro-blogging site. The pictures show the Delhiites enjoying on the NCR streets, covered with a thick blanket of hails.
A silhouette of a cyclist seen during heavy rainfall on Thursday.
A view of slushy street after hailstorm hit a neighbourhood in Ghaziabad on Thursday.
A car is passing during massive hailstorm at Noida-Greater Noida expressway this evening.
Delhi and its adjoining areas, including Noida, Faridabad and Gurugram were turned white as rain and hailstorm hit the national capital region.