MILD SHOWERS received in the City on Monday evening brought down the temperature once again. The rain that began at about 6 pm continued till late evening.
According to the weatherman, any major shift in the minimum or maximum temperatures during January results in mild showers with cloud formation during the day. The temperature on Sunday night had shot up to 18.7 degrees Celsius, which was nine degrees above normal.
The local weather laboratory has forecast similar weather conditions on Tuesday with wind blowing in all directions. The region could receive light, sporadic showers in next 24 hours.
The showers are regarded as a boon for the standing crops of wheat and gram. The Rabi crops that are reaching ripening stage require light rains for healthy grain formation.