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Showers bring down temperature in Delhi

IANS  New Delhi, August 08, 2009
First Published: 10:57 IST(8/8/2009) | Last Updated: 12:27 IST(8/8/2009)

Showers in parts of drought-struck Delhi brought down the temperature on Saturday morning.


The capital received 2.6 mm of rainfall till 8.30 am on Saturday. The rain brought down the minimum temperature by a degree, which settled at 26.2 degrees Celsius.

However, the humidity level rose to 70 percent.

"The capital is likely to get more rains later in the day," said an official at the Safdarjung meteorological office.

The Indian Meteorological Department on Friday predicted increase in rainfall activity over the plains of northwest India, including Delhi.

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