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More rains predicted after morning showers lash Delhi

Heavy rains lashed parts of the national capital this morning with the minimum temperature settling at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average

delhi Updated: Jul 22, 2018 13:45 IST
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Students were greeted by rain on the first day of the reopening of the colleges, as they were caught in the rain, at Hansraj College, in New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

Heavy rains lashed parts of the national capital this morning with the minimum temperature settling at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average.

The humidity was recorded at 94 per cent, a Met department official said.

The Safdarjung observatory, recording of which is considered the official figure for the city, recorded 7.9 mm rainfall till 8.30 AM.

Areas under Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar received 6.2 mm, 10 mm, 23.8 mm and 9.4 mm rains in the same period.

The Met office has forecast more rains for the rest of the day.

“The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 33 degrees,” the weatherman said.

Yesterday, the maximum temperature settled at 34.4 degrees Celsius, while the minimum was 28 degrees Celsius.

First Published: Jul 22, 2018 13:29 IST

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