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Delhi receives light rains

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Cloudy skies, light rains and winds gave some to Delhiities Tuesday from the scorching heat.

The maximum temperature was recorded at 30.7 degrees Celsius, six notches above the normal, while the minimum settled at 20.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal, the Meteorological (MeT) office said.

However, this was nearly 10 degrees lesser than what was recorded Monday.

Several parts of the city received light rains and witnessed winds at different intervals of the day.

The attributed the change in the temperatures to a western disturbance that impacted several parts of north India, including

While 1.1 mm rainfall was recorded till 8.30 AM, the registered 0.2 mm rainfall till 5.30 PM.

The humidity levels oscillated between 83 and 47 per cent.

The temperatures are expected to drop Wednesday as cloudy skies and winds are likely during the day.

"We can expect comfortable to persist on Wednesday as well. As per the weathermen, we can expect more pre-monsoon activities on Wednesday, but with a reduced intensity," Skymet, a private forecasting agency, said.

The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 36 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature may touch 28 degrees Celsius, the said.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 21:30 IST