Warm day for Delhi, rain likely by night (Lead)

February 25th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) It was a warm, sunny day for the capital Friday as the maximum temperature settled at 25.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below the average for the season.The weatherman has predicted some light showers towards the night.

“Light rain is expected towards late night. However, the minimum and maximum temperature would be around 12 and 23 degrees Celsius, respectively,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

The minimum temperature recorded was 11.5 degrees Celsius, a notch below the average.

Humidity stood at 98 percent during the day.

The capital recorded a meagre 1.5 mm of rain Thursday night, which interrupted the Cricket World Cup-2011 match between South Africa and West Indies at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium towards its fag end.

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