Drizzle in Delhi, thunderstorm likely

June 18th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The week started on a pleasant note, as Delhiites woke up to light showers Monday morning. The weather office has forecast dust and thunderstorm in some parts of the city during the day.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the capital received 2.1 mm of rainfall till 8.30 a.m.

“The skies will remain cloudy. Some parts of the city may witness dust storms and there is a possibility of thundershowers also as the day progresses. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around the 42 degrees Celsius mark,” an IMD official told IANS.

The minimum temperature settled at 28.2 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the season.

The humidity recorded at 8.30 a.m. was 74 percent.

Sunday’s maximum temperature was four notches above average at 43.6 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature settled five notches above average for the season at 32.7 degrees Celsius.

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