Sultry weather conditions in Delhi
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Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 22:08
  
New Delhi: Delhiites continued to witness yet another hot and humid day on Thursday with rains evading the city and temperature and humidity level remaining high.

The maximum temperatures today remained a notch above normal at 35.1 degrees Celsius while minimum was a degree Celsius below from normal at 25.7, the Met Department said, adding there were no rains witnessed in the national capital.

Today, the humidity level oscillated between 57 and 80 percent.

Met department has predicted a generally cloudy sky for tomorrow with possibility of very light rains or thundershowers in some areas. The maximum and minimum is likely to remain 35 and 26 degrees Celsius.

It also said that Delhi and neighbouring region may witness a spell of light rain during the next 48 hours "after which the weather will be mainly dry and the cloud cover will also decrease considerably."

The day temperature is likely to increase by two to three degrees Celsius and may reach 36-37 degrees Celsius during the first week of September, a senior Met official said, adding the first prolonged dry spell of current monsoon season over Northwest India would be observed during this period.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 22:08


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