Cloudy day in Delhi, rains expected

March 1st, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) It was a windy and cloudy morning in the capital Tuesday with the weather office predicting rain and thunderstorm later in the day. Delhi recorded a minimum of 11.3 degrees Celsius — a notch below the average for this time of the season.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rain later in the day.

“Skies will remain cloudy with rains or thunderstorm during the day. The maximum temperature is expected to settle around 22 degrees,” an IMD official said.

The weather office said western disturbance over the capital is expected to bring rain. The humidity settled at 77 percent.

Delhi Monday recorded a maximum of 24.2 degrees, two notches below the average, while the minimum temperature was 10.5 degrees, a notch below the average.

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