Summer comes knocking at capital`s door
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Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 20:17
New Delhi: Summer knocked at the door of the national capital on Sunday after a rather prolonged winter as Delhiites experienced a hot Sunday with the mercury touching 35 degrees, six notches above normal levels.

The Sun shone brightly through the day and high humidity levels made life tougher for denizens.

The maximum was recorded at 35.6 degrees Celsius, which is six degrees above normal, the minimum was recorded at 17.3 degrees Celsius, one notch above normal for this time of the season, the MeT office said predicting hotter days ahead.

Delhiites had been experiencing chilly and pleasant weather until the past few days with summer yet to arrive.

Today, the humidity levels were between 37 and 81 and this could increase tomorrow, the MeT office said.

It has forecast similar weather conditions for tomorrow with the maximum and minimum temperatures to be 37 and 18 degrees respectively.


First Published: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 20:17

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