Scattered rainfall in city, humidity soars
Scattered showers were witnessed in parts of the national Capital on Monday which failed to bring any respite from the humid weather conditions that Delhiites have been facing since the past few days.
The maximum temperature on Monday was recorded at 34.7 degrees Celsius which was a notch above the season’s average while the minimum temperature had settled at 24.6 degree Celsius, two notches below the normal.
“Areas under Palam, Lodhi Road and <g data-gr-id="16">Ayanagar</g> received 0.8 mm, 1.2 mm and 1.3 mm rainfall between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm.
“Safdarjung observatory, reading of which is considered the official figure for the city and areas under Ridge did not record any rainfall in the same period,” a MeT department official said.
Humidity level oscillated between 61 and 87 <g data-gr-id="15">per cent</g>.
The MeT department has predicted generally cloudy sky with a possibility of light rains and <g data-gr-id="17">thunder storm</g> in many parts of the city on Tuesday.