Delhi

Muggy weekend  as Rains elude Capital

  • IANS, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Jul 23, 2011 10:20 IST

The rains eluded the capital yet again with Delhi residents witnessing another hot and muggy day Saturday. 

The maximum temperature was recorded at 34 degrees Celsius, a notch below average, while the minimum temperature settled at 27.9 degrees Celsius, one notch above average. No rain was recorded between 8.30am and 5.30pm and the humidity remained between a high of 85% and a low of 63%.

"A total of 138.8 mm rainfall has been recorded so far this season which is 39 percent less than the average,” said a Met Department official. “The sky will be partly cloudy on Sunday and there is a possibility of lightning later in the day,” he added.   The maximum and minimum temperature are expected to hover around 33 and 27 degrees Celsius, respectively.  ians

 

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