Heavy rains lashed the capital and adjoining areas overnight, bringing chill to the region.The capital received 11.1 mm rainfall till 8 30 am, the weather office said. The minimum temperature was 15.6 degrees Celsius, slightly higher than Sunday's 13.8 degrees Celsius. The weatherman has forecasted a cloudy day with occassional rains and possibility of strong winds. The rains are a result of an extra-tropical system formed over west Rajasthan which is moving east wards.
Two extra-tropical systems had formed over the north-western and eastern regions which have led to rainfall in most parts of northern India.
The systems are moving eastward bringing rainfall to Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal this week, they said.