Gurugram Lok Sabha Elections: What Weather Are Voters Waiting For On Election Day?


According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum temperature on the election day is expected to hover around 44 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature is expected to hover around 30 degrees.

Weather in Gurugram on Voting Day (Representative Image)

Gurugram: Gurgaon Delhi-NCR is set to go to polls on May 25 amid a heatwave affecting parts of the country. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum temperature on the election day is expected to hover around 44 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature is expected to hover around 30 degrees.

Weekly forecast

The seven-day weather forecast predicts mainly clear skies throughout the week. On May 24, the temperature will range from a minimum of 30 degrees Celsius to a maximum of 42 degrees Celsius, on May 25, the maximum temperature will rise to 44 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 30 degrees Celsius. will remain Similar conditions will be between 29 degree Celsius and 44 degree Celsius on May 26. On May 27 and 28, the maximum temperature will rise to 46 degrees Celsius, with a minimum temperature of 29 degrees Celsius. The hottest days are expected on May 29 and 30, with temperatures ranging from 29 degrees Celsius to 47 degrees Celsius, maintaining clear skies.

Weather in Delhi

For Friday, the IMD has forecast mainly clear skies with winds of 20 to 30 kmph during the day. It has also predicted a warm night at isolated places. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to touch 42 and 31 degrees Celsius respectively. There is no heat wave forecast in the national capital on Friday.

What is open and closed on voting day in Gurugram?

  • Many locations and facilities will remain closed on Election Day to facilitate voting. These include schools and educational institutions, banks, non-essential government services, and liquor establishments. Notably, May 25 falls on the fourth week of the month, so banks remain closed. Liquor shops closed at 6 pm on Thursday and will reopen at 6 pm on Sunday as per Election Commission guidelines.
  • Essential services such as hospitals and public transport (including metro and buses) will reportedly operate as normal. Commercial establishments, restaurants and shops will also remain open on election day.

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