Parts of North India receive rain

Last Updated: Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 21:24

New Delhi: Rains lashed parts of North India on Thursday bringing down temperatures by a few notches even as humidity levels remained high.

Capital Delhi recorded a high of 33.2 degrees celsius, one degree less than normal and a minimum of 27.7 degrees celsius, seven notches more than the usual.

The city received a total of 0.1 mm of rain while the humidity level was between 65-85 percent.

Monsoon remained active in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours with rain and thundershowers at many places.

The cities which received rain include Hamirpur, Sahjahanpur, Auraiya, Jalalabad, Shahabad, Hardoi and Muhamdi, Barabanki, Bhatpurawaghat, Manakpur, Ballia, Misrikh, Haraiya, Hamirpur and Jalaun.

The Met department has forecast moderate to heavy rain at many places over western Uttar Pradesh and at a few places in eastern UP.

In Rajasthan, most of the areas remained dry barring Churu where 21mm rainfall was recorded.

Dholpur received 6cm rain while Rajakhera, Tijara and Hindaun recorded 2cm rainfall each, according to the Met department here.

Light rains are likely to occur at isolated areas in the state during the next 24 hours.


First Published: Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 21:24

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