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Light rain in parts of capital

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Light scattered rains were witnessed in several parts of the national capital today with the maximum temperature settling at 36.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 28.4 degrees Celsius, also a notch above the season's average, said a department official.

The Safdarjung observatory, recording of which is considered official for the city, received 4.8 mm rainfall between 8.30 AM to 5.30 PM while Lodhi Road received 0.8 mm rains.

Areas under Palam, Ridge and Ayanagar recorded traces of rainfall, the official said.

The humidity oscillated between 82 and 63 per cent.

The office has forecast overcast conditions along with the possibility of light rains and thundershowers for tomorrow.

"The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover at 35 and 26 degrees, respectively," the weatherman said.

Yesterday, the maximum temperature settled at 36.4 degrees Celsius and the minimum was recorded at 28.4 degrees Celsius.

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First Published: Sat, July 15 2017. 19:57 IST