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Temperature drops by 10 degrees in Delhi after rains

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 23:14

New Delhi: Throwing a pleasant surprise, strong winds and light showers lashed the national capital today evening and pulled down the mercury by about ten notches in this peak summer season.

"0.2 mm rain was recorded in the national capital between 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Temperature was recorded at 29 degree Celsius at 8:30 PM, a big slump from 38.6 deg C which was recorded during the day," according to Meteorological department.

Earlier in the day, temperature remained at comfortable level as the Sun played hide and seek and mercury hovered below 40 deg C mark.

According to MeT department, the day temperature was recorded at 38.6 deg C which was one point below normal for this part of the year.

The minimum temperature also settled at two degree below normal at 23 deg C.
Around 0.2 mm rain was also recorded in the national capital between 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM in the evening.

Humidity was measured between 29 to 71 per cent.
Weatherman has predicted similar weather conditions tomorrow, as partly cloudy sky, very light rains and thundery conditions are expected in some areas.
The maximum temperature is expected to remain around 38 deg C while the minimum may settle around 22 deg C.

First Published: Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 23:14
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