A wet morning for Delhiites
Rain showers drenched the capital overnight while a thick cloud cover kept the sun away this morning.
New Delhi: Rain showers drenched the
capital overnight while a thick cloud cover kept the sun away
Though the day temperature had fallen a few notches
yesterday, the minimum temperature was well above the normal
The capital received 6.4 mm of rainfall over the past
24 hours, most of which came in the last 12 hours, the MeT
department said. The city had received 0.1 mm of rain till
8:30 PM last night.
The minimum for the day was recorded at 14.6 degree,
which is a good four degrees above normal for this time of the
Yesterday, an overcast sky in the morning had led to
an increase in the minimum temperature which had settled at
14.7 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal.
The rain showers had, however, brought down the
maximum temperature which was recorded at 22.2 degrees
Celsius, two degrees below the normal level.
The weather department has predicted that more rains
will follow over the next 24 hours, and the maximum and
minimum temperatures are expected to be around 21 and 13
The first week of February saw the temperatures rise
well above the normal levels, but a spell of rain early last
week saw temperature dipping.
According to MeT statistics, the record for the
highest maximum for the month of February was 34.1 deg C -- on
the 26th of this month in 2006. The record minimum is 1.6 deg
C on 9th February, 1982.