Fall of 2-3 degrees in all North Indian states: Official
A senior MeT department official said, "Earlier, the wind used to come from the western side of Rajasthan. However, the direction of the wind has changed. As a result, we have witnessed a temperature fall of two-three degrees in all the North Indian states."
"It is expected to continue for the next three days...there will be a full respite to the heatwave...," he added.
Temperature in national capital dropped by 7 degrees: Skymet official
Meanwhile, Skymet Weather's Vice-President, Mahesh Palawat, said that due to the dust storm, the temperature in the national capital has dropped by as much as 7 degrees Celsius in just half an hour.
He tweeted, "At 18.30 it was 40 [degrees], dropped to 33 degree at 19.00 hours. All thanks to #Duststorm and #rain."
Here's what Palawat tweeted about the temperature dropping
Another senior weather department official said that Cyclone Vayu, which is expected to make a landfall in Gujarat on Thursday, could reduce the temperature in the northern region.
"...Just the way Delhi is getting affected by the western disturbances, Cyclone Vayu will have an impact on the weather conditions. However, a dust storm or thunderstorm can be predicted in the upcoming days," he said.
Delhi-NCR to wtiness rain and thundershowers again on June 15-16
Skymet Weather said rain and thundershowers would lower the night temperature on Wednesday in Delhi-NCR.
However, from Thursday, temperatures might increase marginally; but no sudden spike is likely. The private weather agency added that heatwave conditions aren't going to make a comeback.
Again on June 15-16, Delhi-NCR might witness a fresh spell of rain and thundershowers due to fresh western disturbances, it said.