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Moderate rains cast cooling effect in north

delhi Updated: Jul 10, 2009 21:37 IST
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Though monsoon continues to play hide and seek, light to moderate rains in some parts of north India had its cooling effect in the whole of the region on Friday with mercury tumbling to comfortable levels.

While Dabok in Rajasthan's Udaipur district was drenched by a good spell of 46 mm of rains, Jaisalmer, in a sharp contrast, reeled at a scorching 41.6 degrees Celsius.

Marginal rainfall and cloud cover brought relief to the people of the national capital as maximum plunged to 34.5 degrees, one degree below normal.

The maximum humidity level reached 83 per cent while the minimum was 60 per cent.

Rains lashed several parts of Rajasthan, bringing mercury down by several notches. Dabok recorded the maximum rainfall of 46 mm and Churu 4 mm.

While hottest Jaisalmer recorded 41.6 degrees and Bikaner 40.5 degrees, mercury dipped in Ganganagar, Churu and Jaipur at 39.3, 38.5 and 36.8 degrees respectively.