Pleasant weather conditions prevail; clear skies likely today
New Delhi: Pleasant weather conditions prevailed in the capital with the maximum temperature settling at 30.7 degrees Celsius, six notches below the season's average.
The minimum temperature was recorded at 17.1 degrees, five degrees below the normal, said a MeT Department official.
The humidity oscillated between 90 and 41 per cent.
The weather office has predicted clear skies for Friday.
"The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover at 34 and 19 degrees Celsius, respectively," the weatherman said.
Day and night temperatures across northwest and central India are expected to rise now as we do not foresee any weather activity over northern plains, including Delhi and NCR, vice president (meteorology and climate change) at Skymet Mahesh Palawat said.
"At present, temperatures are below normal but due to gradual increase, by April 22, Delhi may record 38 to 39 degrees Celsius of maximum temperature," Palawat said.
On Wednesday, light rains in some parts of the city brought the mercury down.