Photos: Delhi - NCR gets respite as rainfall brings down temperature

Updated On May 29, 2017 01:36 PM IST
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Delhites woke up to a bath-fresh morning on the first day of the week as an overnight rain helped to bring down both the mercury level and the pollution on Monday morning. (Ravi Choudhary / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 29, 2017 01:36 PM IST

Delhites woke up to a bath-fresh morning on the first day of the week as an overnight rain helped to bring down both the mercury level and the pollution on Monday morning. (Ravi Choudhary / HT Photo)

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Met officials have predicted that the day temperature would remain much below the 40 degrees Celsius mark at least till Friday, as another spell of dust storm and thunderstorm is likely to hit Delhi later this week. (Arvind Yadav / HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 29, 2017 01:36 PM IST

Met officials have predicted that the day temperature would remain much below the 40 degrees Celsius mark at least till Friday, as another spell of dust storm and thunderstorm is likely to hit Delhi later this week. (Arvind Yadav / HT photo)

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Water logging after rain in many parts of Delhi. (Sunil Gosh / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 29, 2017 01:36 PM IST

Water logging after rain in many parts of Delhi. (Sunil Gosh / HT Photo)

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‘The city received around 7.2mm of rain till 8.30am on Monday. The night temperature, which had shot up to 28-29 degrees Celsius even on Friday, has dropped to 22 degrees Celsius. ‘ said an official of the local Met department. (Saumya Khandelwal / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 29, 2017 01:36 PM IST

‘The city received around 7.2mm of rain till 8.30am on Monday. The night temperature, which had shot up to 28-29 degrees Celsius even on Friday, has dropped to 22 degrees Celsius. ‘ said an official of the local Met department. (Saumya Khandelwal / HT Photo)

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The wet roads, the drenched trees and the moist soil with a few water puddles here and there were a welcome sight for Delhiites who had been baking under the scorching heat till Saturday. (Saumya Khandelwal / HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 29, 2017 01:36 PM IST

The wet roads, the drenched trees and the moist soil with a few water puddles here and there were a welcome sight for Delhiites who had been baking under the scorching heat till Saturday. (Saumya Khandelwal / HT photo)

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he System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) which maintains the Air Quality Index of Delhi revealed that the showers also brought down the PM2.5 and PM10 levels from ‘poor’ to ‘moderate’. (Arvind yadav / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 29, 2017 01:36 PM IST

he System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) which maintains the Air Quality Index of Delhi revealed that the showers also brought down the PM2.5 and PM10 levels from ‘poor’ to ‘moderate’. (Arvind yadav / HT Photo)

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Experts said that such systems that trigger rain and thundershowers at regular intervals during this time of the year help to keep the rising mercury levels under check. (Sunil Gosh / HT photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 29, 2017 01:36 PM IST

Experts said that such systems that trigger rain and thundershowers at regular intervals during this time of the year help to keep the rising mercury levels under check. (Sunil Gosh / HT photo)

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