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Delhi wakes up to pleasant weather as rains lash the capital

“The skies will remain cloudy. Rain is expected in several areas of the city later in the day,” said an official of the meteorological department.

delhi Updated: Sep 02, 2018 11:17 IST
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People use umbrellas to protect themselves from rain at IIT, in New Delhi on September 01, 2018. The national capital woke up to a pleasant Sunday morning after light rains lashed several parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average.(Amal KS /HT PHOTO)

The national capital woke up to a pleasant Sunday morning after light rains lashed several parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average.

The weatherman has predicted more rains in the national capital later in the day.

The Safdarjung observatory, the recording of which is considered official for the city, recorded 24.6 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours.

The Palam observatory has received 19.9 mm rainfall during the same period.

“The skies will remain cloudy. Rain is expected in several areas of the city later in the day,” said an official of the meteorological department.

The humidity level recorded at 8:30 am was 95 per cent.

The official said the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 30 degrees Celsius.

Heavy rains lashed several parts of the national capital on Saturday, causing waterlogging and traffic snarls on major intersections in the city.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 23.5 degrees Celsius while the maximum settled at 29.4 degrees Celsius.

First Published: Sep 02, 2018 11:05 IST