Delhi has isolated showers, warm day

Monday, November 15, 2010

NEW DELHI - With an overcast sky for most part of the day, the mercury level Monday rose above the average, the met department said. Parts of the city also experienced light showers.

“The minimum temperature recorded Monday was six degrees above the average, at 17.7 degrees Celsius, while the maximum was a notch above the average at 29.9 degrees Celsius,” an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The rise in the mercury level on a day that started with a misty morning, was because of the cloud cover later, the official added.

Parts of the city also experienced light showers, the official said.

The humidity levels oscillated between a high of 94 percent and a low of 44 percent, the official added.

“There may be thundery developments in some parts of the city tomorrow (Tuesday). The skies will remain partly cloudy and the maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 28 and 17 degrees Celsius respectively,” the official said.

Delhi was lashed by heavy showers Saturday, causing a drop in temperatures. The city received 18 mm of rain during the day.

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