Delhi drenched as sudden rain brings respite from unbearable heat

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First Published 15, May 2019, 11:27 AM IST
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Delhi drenched as sudden rain brings respite from unbearable heat
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The temperature was recorded at 24.3 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, and humidity was recorded at 82 per cent at 8.30 am

New Delhi: A spell of pleasant weather has taken over Delhi and its adjoining areas as rains provided a much needed relief from the scorching heat.
Several parts of the national received morning showers and the weather has considerably sobered down.

The temperature was recorded at 24.3 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average and humidity was recorded at 82 per cent at 8.30 am.

The Safdarjung observatory, recording for which is considered official for the city, recorded traces of rainfall, while Palam and Lodhi Road observatories recorded 1.8 and 1.5 mm rainfall respectively.

The weather man predicted a windy day with the possibility of thundershowers, light rain accompanied by lightning. The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 34 degrees Celsius.

According to an official from the meteorological department, light rain is predicted for the next two days.

On Tuesday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 20.8 degrees Celsius while the maximum temperature was recorded at 35.6 degrees Celsius.

With Inputs from PTI

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