No rains in Delhi Thursday, likely Friday (Lead)

August 2nd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) It was an uncomfortable Raksha Bandhan for Delhi residents Thursday with the maximum temperature three notches above average at 36.9 degrees Celsius, high humidity levels and no rains. But some showers are likely Friday.

The day began on a cloudy and pleasant note, with the minimum temperature a notch below average at 26.9 degrees Celsius, but then it grew hot and stuffy as the maximum temperature rose while humidity wavered between a high of 90 percent and a low of 50 percent.

Friday is likely to be generally cloudy and see some rain, according to an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official.

The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 35 and 27 degrees Celsius, respectively.

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