Cloudy morning in Delhi, rains likely

September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy morning in the capital Saturday with the minimum settling at an average at 24.8 degree Celsius. The weather department has forecast rains ahead.

“The sky will remain cloudy, one or two spells of rain are expected during the day,” an official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 32 degree Celsius, added the official.

A total of 10.8 mm of rain was recorded in the past 24 hours till 8.30 a.m.

Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 89 percent.

A total of 507.3 mm of rain has been recorded in Delhi since the outbreak of monsoon in June-end. The rain deficit so far is 16 percent with the monsoon expected to last in the city till Sep 20.

Fridays’ maximum temperature was a notch below average at 32.6 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature was two notches above average at 27.3 degrees Celsius.

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