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Pre-monsoon showers cool Delhi

delhi Updated: Jun 25, 2010 18:16 IST
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Pre-monsoon showers cooled Delhi on Friday, bringing down the temperature by several notches. The weatherman said more rains were in store.

The minimum temperature settled at 27.4 degrees Celsius, down from 31.6 on Thursday. The minimum temperature on Friday was two notches below the normal for this time of the year.

The capital has received 0.2 mm of rainfall since Thursday night, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

"These are pre-monsoon showers. The capital is expected to receive light showers for two-three days," he said.

The monsoon is expected to hit Delhi on June 29.

Delhi has been witnessing hot and muggy weather for weeks, with the mercury soaring to 44.8 degrees Celsius June 20.