Monsoon has finally hit Delhi and the National Capital Region on Friday.
According to India Meteorological Department, within the next 48 hours, rains are expected to hit the across India including Delhi, NCR and Chandigarh area.
“Some parts of east Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, most parts of Punjab and Haryana will also receive the rains within 48 hours,” the official said.
The official said that low atmospheric pressure around the Bay of Bengal and weak winds that failed to carry moisture to Delhi and surrounding areas were the key reasons for the delayed monsoon this year.
Normally, the rains hit Delhi by June 27 or 28 and the advent of monsoon is declared by June 29.