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Delhi to get more rains today

delhi Updated: Jul 13, 2010 12:44 IST

Delhi is set to get more showers on Tuesday, a day after heavy rains lashed the city bringing down minimum temperature four notches below average, the weather office said.

The minimum temperature was 23.2 degrees Celsius, said an official of the India Meteorological Department.

"There will be a partly cloudy sky with possibility of thundershowers in the next 24 hours. The maximum temperature is expected to settle at 36 degrees Celsius," a Met office forecast said.

An official at the Palam Met office said the winds were expected to support the rains, but their intensity could be little less than that of Monday's.

Wind speed was recorded at 80 kmph at Palam during the rains Monday, leading to uprooting of many trees.

On Monday, the national capital witnessed 51.6 mm of rains which led to waterlogging and traffic jams in many parts of the city.

The maximum temperature Monday was 36 degrees while the minimum settled at 28 degrees, a notch above average. The humidity oscillated between a high of 90 per cent and a low of 60 per cent.