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Rains lash parts of Delhi

Areas under Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar recorded 17.6 mm, 14.8 mm and 0.3 mm of rainfall, respectively, during the same period.


PTI India
Updated: 20-07-2018 20:49 IST
Rains lash parts of Delhi

The Met office has forecast overcast skies along with the likelihood of one or two spells of moderate to heavy rains for tomorrow. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Rains lashed parts of Delhi today, keeping the mercury two notches below normal and causing the humidity level to shoot up.

The Safdarjung observatory, whose reading is considered official figure for the city, recorded 24.2 mm rains between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm, a meteorological department official said.

Areas under Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar recorded 17.6 mm, 14.8 mm and 0.3 mm of rainfall, respectively, during the same period.

Palam observatory, however, did not record any rainfall.

The maximum temperature in the national capital settled at 32.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, while the minimum settled at 27.2 degrees, which is normal for this time of the year, the official said.

The Met office has forecast overcast skies along with the likelihood of one or two spells of moderate to heavy rains for tomorrow.

The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 32 and 27 degrees respectively, the weatherman said.

Yesterday, Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 37.8 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 28.8 degrees Celsius.

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