Thundershowers ahead in Delhi

Delhi continued to be high on humidity on Sunday morning with a few areas seeing traces of rainfall.

Last Updated: Jul 18, 2010, 11:54 AM IST

New Delhi: Delhi continued to be high on humidity on Sunday morning with a few areas seeing traces of rainfall. The met office forecast cloudy skies and thundershowers towards the evening.

"The sky will generally be cloudy with one or two spells of thundershowers towards evening. Some areas could see heavy rains," said an official of the India Meteorological Department.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 28.8 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal for this time of the season. The official said the maximum would hover around 36 degrees Celsius.

The humidity level was over 85 percent and traces of rainfall were reported from some parts of the city early morning, the official said.

On Saturday, the maximum temperature was 37.2 degrees Celsius and the minimum was 29.2 degrees, both two notches above the average.

The city has so far received 176.4 mm rain this monsoon - 91 percent more than the average.

IANS