Showers bring respite from humidity in Delhi

Showers bring respite from humidity in Delhi

New Delhi: Scattered showers in the afternoon in the various parts of the city brought the much needed respite from high humidity for the Delhiites as the national capital witnessed 95.2 mm of rains on Tuesday.

Between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm, Delhi recorded 95.2 mm of rains, with highest 62 mm was reported from Najafgarh area and 25.8 mm in Lodhi Road area, Met Department said.

Light rains were reported from Palam, Ridge, Ayanagar, Delhi University, Mungeshpur, Narela and Pitampura.

The city received 13 mm of rains in the last 24 hours ending at 8.30 am today.

The maximum and minimum temperatures largely remained normal, with maximum recording at 33.5 degrees Celsius, which was normal for this part of the year while the minimum was 23.7 deg C, three notches below the normal, MeT officials said.

While some areas of Delhi witnessed a clear sky, the other parts had an overcast condition.

The humidity level oscillated between 97 per cent and 67 per cent.

The weatherman has predicted a generally cloudy sky tomorrow with possibility of rains and thundershowers in some areas.

The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to remain 34 and 24 degrees Celsius.

PTI

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