Hailstorm hits Delhi on Tuesday morning, 14 trains running late due to poor visibility
New Delhi : Heavy rains accompanied by a hailstorm struck Delhi-NCR region on Monday morning, resulting in strong surface winds in the region.
The MeT department had earlier warned of light rains in the national capital for two to three days, warning of temperature dip.
On Monday, the minimum temperature in Delhi was 8.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, while the maximum settled at 8.5 degrees Celsius. The relative humidity shot up to 100 per cent during the day. The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) was 345, falling in the ‘very poor’ category.
Meanwhile, there are reports which claimed that at least 14 trains were running late due to poor visibility in the region.
Further, Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 338 in Anand Vihar, at 341 in Rohini, and at 339 in Mundka; all three in ‘very poor’ category according to Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) data.