Heavy rains lash Delhi

Moderate to heavy showers lashed the national capital this morning, bringing much needed respite for Delhiites reeling under hot and sultry conditions since the last several days.

PTI| Updated: Aug 10, 2014, 14:03 PM IST

New Delhi: Moderate to heavy showers lashed the national capital this morning, bringing much needed respite for Delhiites reeling under hot and sultry conditions since the last several days.

The showers which started around 10 AM slowly gathered pace and remained uniform throughout the city.

According to Met department, 2.3 mm of rain was recorded in the national capital by 11:30 AM.

The rain, however, brought with it the perennial problem of water logging in many areas.

The minimum temperature this morning was registered at 27.7 degrees Celsius while humidity remaining at 83 per cent at 11:30 AM.

The maximum temperature during the day is expected to be around 33 degrees.

Yesterday, the day temperature in the capital settled at 35.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal while the minimum was registered at 27.2 degrees Celsius, one notch above the normal.

"It will be generally cloudy throughout the day and more rains are expected during the day," according to MeT forecast.