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In Pics: Delhi gets respite as rainfall brings down temperature

delhi Updated: May 21, 2017 18:54 IST
HT Correspondent
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People run to take cover after heavy rain lashes Connaught Place in New Delhi.(Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo)

Delhi residents got respite from the blistering heat on Sunday as rainfall lashed the national capital, bringing down the temperature.

People near India Gate pack up their things as rainfall continues. (Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

The minimum temperature was recorded at 27.1 degrees Celsius on Sunday morning, a notch above normal, said a MeT department official.

“There would be partly cloudy sky on Sunday with possibility of thunderstorm and rain,” an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had said earlier.

Near Rajiv Gandhi metro station. (Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo)

The weatherman has predicted that the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 37 degrees Celsius.

The humidity at 8.30 am was recorded at 46%.

Two people share an umbrella at Connaught Place. (Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo)
People caught in heavy rainfall near Connaught Place. (Ravi Choudhary/HT Photo)

On Saturday, maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 38.7 and 28.4 degrees Celsius respectively.

First Published: May 21, 2017 18:48 IST