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Rains lash parts of Delhi-NCR, humidity levels remain high

Delhi’s Ridge observatory recorded 20 mm of rain till 2.30 pm, but Safdarjung observatory did not record any rainfall.

delhi Updated: Jul 21, 2018 17:01 IST
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Rains lashed several parts of north Delhi, including GTB Nagar, Burari, Model Town, Mukherjee Nagar, Azadpur, Timarpur, Civil Lines. (Sushil Kumar/HT Photo)

Parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) witnessed rains Saturday afternoon even as humidity levels continued to remain high.

Rains lashed several parts of north Delhi, including GTB Nagar, Burari, Model Town, Mukherjee Nagar, Azadpur, Timarpur, Civil Lines.

Some areas in Noida, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida also received rainfall.

Delhi’s Ridge observatory recorded 20 mm of rain till 2.30 pm, but Safdarjung observatory did not record any rainfall.

According to the meteorological department, the minimum temperature on Saturday was recorded at 28 degree Celsius, one notch above the season’s average, while the humidity level remained high at 81%.

The weather department has forecast rains in several areas of the national capital in the evening.

On Friday, the maximum temperature settled at 32.4 degrees Celsius, while the minimum was 27.2 degrees Celsius.

First Published: Jul 21, 2018 17:01 IST