Hazy morning, evening in Delhi (Lead)

November 2nd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) A light fog enveloped the capital Tuesday morning and while the haze lifted during the afternoon, it was back in the evening. The minimum temperature, however, was two notches above the average.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature recorded Tuesday was 16 degrees Celsius, two degrees above the average.

The maximum temperature, at 29.7 degrees Celsius, was average for this time of the year.

In the weather forecast for Wednesday, an IMD official said: “The sky will remain clear but a mist and shallow fog will be there early morning. In the late evening, there will be no fog but mist, contributing to the evening chill.”

The maximum humidity was 94 percent. The minimum settled at 51 percent.

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