The monsoon is likely to be delayed this year as its arrival expected on June 6, five days after its normal onset date, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.
The national capital on Wednesday morning received light showers bringing much needed-relief from severe heat conditions. Gurugram, NoidaFaridabad and Ghaziabad adjoining Delhi also reported a good amount of rain.
The Meteorological Department issued heat wave warning for some parts of Telangana for three days from Monday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the loss and destruction in areas affected by Cyclone Fani in Odisha.