Thunderstorm cools Delhi after scorching heat (Lead)May 12th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Delhi witnessed drizzle and thunderstorm Saturday evening, providing residents respite from the scorching heat during the day. Sunday could also see stormy weather.
The maximum temperature Saturday reached 40.3 degree Celsius, a notch above average, while the minimum was recorded at 25.2 degrees, average for this time of the season. Humidity wavered between a high and low of 72 and 21 percent.
The met department has forecast cloudy sky and rain in some part of the capital Sunday.
“The sky will be cloudy and lightning and rain are expected in some parts of the city,” said an India Meteorological Department official.
The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 39 and 26 degrees, respectively.
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