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Rains bring down mercury in capital

Last Updated: Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 20:09

New Delhi: In a pleasant break from a
warm and dry spell, rains today lashed several parts of the
city, brining a chill in the air and pulling the mercury
down.



The rain gauges measured 2.8 mm rainfall from 8:30 pm
last evening to 5:30 pm today.



Most areas experienced the rainfall in the afternoon
while some parts of the city received light showers last night
as well as this morning.
The rains also created problems for commuters as
vehicular traffic was affected in many parts of the city.



The minimum temperature was recorded at 22.6 degree
Celsius, one degree above normal, while the maximum was
recorded at 36.4 degree Celsius which is normal for this time
of the year.
Yesterday, the maximum was recorded at 36.4 degree
Celsius while minimum was recorded at 21.4 degrees.



According to the Weatherman, similar weather
conditions are likely to continue in the city tomorrow with a
partly cloudy sky with possibility of rain and thundershowers.



PTI



First Published: Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 20:09

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