Humid morning in Delhi, showers expected

July 29th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The capital woke up to a hot and cloudy Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settling a notch above average at 27.9 degrees Celsius. The weather office has forecast rains towards the evening.

“The skies will be cloudy… Thundershowers are expected in some parts of the city in the evening,” said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The maximum temperature will hover around 33 degrees Celsius, added the official.

Humidity recorded at 8.30 a.m. was 80 percent.

According to IMD, the capital’s rainfall deficit had so far grown to 61 percent.

Saturday’s maximum and minimum temperatures were both a notch above average at 35.4 degrees and 27.8 degrees Celsius respectively.

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