Delhi may get relief from humidity as light rain likely in city

The minimum temperature was recorded at 26.9 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The relative humidity at 8.30 am was 75 per cent.

Rain woes mount in Delhi, more showers likely

The minimum temperature settled at 22.6 degrees Celsius, one notch above the normal.

After days of sultry weather, Delhi is expected to get some relief from the humid conditions with the weather department predicting light rainfall on Monday.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 26.9 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The relative humidity at 8.30 am was 75 per cent.

The maximum temperature likely to settle around 34 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature in the national capital on Sunday settled at 35.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 26.2 degrees Celsius, it said.

The city received 0.2 mm of rainfall in the 24-hour period ending at 8:30 am. The relative humidity oscillated between 84 per cent and 53 per cent, the IMD said.

The weather department has predicted generally cloudy skies with light rain and thundershowers in Delhi on Monday. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to settle around 34 degrees Celsius and 26 degrees Celsius, respectively.

On Saturday, the maximum temperature in Delhi settled at 35.1 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, while the minimum was 26.4 degrees Celsius.

After surplus rains in July, the Safdarjung Observatory has recorded just 27.2 mm of rainfall so far in August against a normal of 131.9 mm.

With PTI inputs

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