New Delhi: People are still waiting for rain in the national capital Delhi. Meanwhile, India Meteorological Department (IMD) scientist Kuldeep Srivastava said that light rain may occur in Delhi-NCR from the evening of July 2 to July 3. Due to this the temperature may drop slightly. Kuldeep Srivastava said that the condition is not favorable for the next 6-7 days for the monsoon. There is no possibility of monsoon in Delhi NCR and rest of the region till around 6-7 July."text-align: justify;">Look on Monday for the first time this summer
According to the IMD, ‘Loo’ occurs when the temperature in the plains is more than 40 degree Celsius or 4.5 degree Celsius above normal. is declared. When the temperature is 6.5 degrees above normal, the ‘severe’ Lou is announced.
Srivastava said, ‘‘ Generally heat wave prevails in the national capital till June 20 and after that the temperature starts decreasing. This time the temperature is probably increasing due to the delay of monsoon.’’ Normally the monsoon reaches Delhi on June 27 and spreads across the country by July 8. The last time the monsoon reached Delhi was on July 7 in 2012 with the most delay.