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Rains lash Delhi, minimum temperature plummets to 27.8 degrees Celsius

Several parts of Delhi witnessed rains. According to the MeT department, the humidity level recorded at 8.30 am was 74%. The weatherman has predicted more rains in various parts of the national capital.

delhi Updated: Jul 13, 2018 17:17 IST
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A couple enjoys in the rain at India Gate in New Delhi.(AP)

Rains lashed several parts of the national capital on Friday, following heavy overcast conditions that had plunged the city into near darkness during the afternoon hours, prompting vehicles to ply with headlights on.

According to a Meteorological department official, several parts of the city witnessed rains. The minimum temperature was recorded at 27.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average.

According to the MeT department, the humidity level recorded at 8.30 am was 74%. The weatherman has predicted more rains in various parts of the national capital.

“The maximum temperature is expected to settle at around 34 degrees Celsius,” the MeT department official said.

The minimum temperature on Thursday was 28.6 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature was 37.8 degrees Celsius.

First Published: Jul 13, 2018 17:17 IST