Sultry morning in Delhi, rain likely

September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) It was a sunny yet sultry morning in the capital Sunday with the minimum temperature settling a notch above the season’s average at 26.2 degrees Celsius. The met department has forecast light rainfall later in the day.

“Sky would be partly cloudy. Thunder development or light rainfall is likely in some areas of the city,” said an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official.

The maximum temperature will stay around 35 degrees Celsius, the official added.

Humidity at 8.30 a.m. stood at 82 percent.

The national capital has received 498 mm of rain this monsoon, 14 percent less than the average, said the IMD official.

The monsoon is expected to last in Delhi till Sep 20.

Saturday’s maximum and minimum temperature were both a notch above the average at 34.9 and 24.9 degrees Celsius respectively.

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