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Heavy rains lash Delhi, showers likely overnight, says weather department

More rains are expected towards the evening and may continue overnight

delhi Updated: Jul 05, 2018 17:55 IST
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A girl walks under an umbrella with her mother during sudden rain, at Rajpath, in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT File Photo)

Heavy rains lashed parts of the national capital on Thursday afternoon even as the weatherman has predicted the showers to continue overnight.

“The minimum temperature recorded at 8.30am was at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal,” a MeT department official said.

The humidity level was recorded at 72%.

“More rains are expected towards the evening and may continue overnight. The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to settle around 38 and 26 degrees Celsius,” the official added.

On Wednesday, the maximum and minimum temperatures had settled at 36.7 and 23.6 degrees Celsius respectively.

First Published: Jul 05, 2018 16:26 IST