New Delhi: Early morning mist gave way to a bright sun in the national capital where the mercury slid below the normal range after heavy showers Sunday evening.
The low was recorded at 9.6 degree Celsius, a degree
below normal and a degree less than yesterday`s minimum of
10.3 degrees, the MeT office said. The maximum temperature
settled at 26.4 degree Celsius yesterday.
The mercury dipped below normal after heavy rains
accompanied by thunder squall lashed the city yesterday
afternoon and went on till late in the evening. The capital
recorded 14.9 mm of rains in 24 hours ending at 8.30 am, a MeT official said.
There was mist in the early hours today which gave way to
a bright sun. The weatherman has forecast mist or shallow fog
in the morning and mainly clear sky in the day tomorrow. The
sky may turn partly cloudy later while there was no
possibility of rain, the MeT said.
The temperature is likely to be between 9 and 23 degrees.
The first week of February saw the temperatures rise well
above normal levels, but a spell of rain early last week
brought the temperatures down.