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In pics: Rains cool Delhi but thunderstorm disrupts traffic, flights

It was a rainy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 23 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average, weather officials said.

delhi Updated: May 30, 2016 11:53 IST
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Delhi woke up to a rainy Monday on May 30, 2016 following a wet Sunday evening.(Arvind Yadav / HT Photo )

It was a rainy Monday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 23 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average, weather officials said.

Thunderstorm in Delhi uprooted several trees in Gurgaon. (Photo by Abhinav Saha/Hindustan Times)
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Traffic seems to be slow after the early rain in Noida. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Rain in Noida and Delhi brings much relief from oppressive heat. (Photo by Abhinav Saha/Hindustan Times)
Rains continued in Delhi on Monday morning. (Photo by Abhinav Saha/Hindustan Times)

“The skies will remain cloudy throughout the day. Light rains/thundershower accompanied by storm are likely to occur,” said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Light showers hit Delhi, temperature comes down to 24 degree Celsius
New Delhi, India - May 29, 2016: Rain in New Delhi, India, on Sunday, May 29, 2016. (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 98 percent. (Source: Ayushi Pandey’s Twitter account )

Maximum temperature is likely to hover around 34 degrees Celsius.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 98 percent, the official said.

On Sunday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.7 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average while the minimum temperature of the day settled at 24 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average.

Balcony of a post office fell due to severe duststorm in Chandni Chowk, no one was injured.

Owing to bad weather condition, more than 25 flights were diverted from Delhi on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flight from Karnataka was diverted from Delhi to Jaipur, but landed in the national capital at around 12:10 a.m.

The Met office also forecasted heavy rains at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya and South Interior Karnataka. Thunderstorm accompanied by squall is also likely to occur at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.