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Light rains lash Delhi

The maximum temperature was recorded at 33.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average while the minimum temperature settled at 26.5 degrees, normal for this time of the year, a Met department official said.


PTI 08 Aug 2018, 02:33 PM India

Light rains were witnessed in several parts of the national capital which kept the mercury below the normal levels and the weather pleasant.

The maximum temperature was recorded at 33.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average while the minimum temperature settled at 26.5 degrees, normal for this time of the year, a Met department official said.

The Safdarjung observatory, recording of which is considered the official figure for the city, received 3.9 mm rainfall till 8.30 am after which it recorded 0.6 mm rains till 5.30 pm.

Areas under Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar received 23.7 mm, 1.9 mm, 8 mm, 64.6 mm rains till 8.30 am, the Met official said.

Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar observatories recorded 2.8 mm, 1.0 mm, 1.3 mm rainfall between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm. Palam did not record any rainfall during this period.

The humidity oscillated between 97 and 71 percent.

The Met office has forecast light rains and drizzle for tomorrow.

"The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover at 35 and 27 degrees respectively," the weatherman said.

Yesterday, the minimum and maximum temperatures were at 28.5 and 33.2 degrees Celsius respectively, while heavy rain lashed several parts of Delhi.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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