Rain lashes Delhi as people celebrate Eid-ul-AzhaBy IANS
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
NEW DELHI - Heavy rains lashed Delhi Wednesday as people celebrated the festival of Eid-ul-Azha. More rains are expected till Thursday.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), an upper cyclonic circulation over northeast Rajasthan and Uttarakhand caused the rainfall over Delhi.
“More rain is forecast till Thursday,” an IMD official said.
It was an overcast sky in the morning. The minimum temperature recorded was high — at 18.1 degrees Celsius, it was seven notches above the average for this time of the year.
“The evening will be chilly and the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 28 degrees,” the official added.
The city had witnessed heavy showers last week, causing a drop in temperature.