Sultry Sunday in Delhi, some rain expected Monday (Lead)

August 12th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It was a sultry Sunday for Delhi residents who had expected a rainy day after the heavy showers Saturday with high humidity levels and the maximum temperature two notches above average at 35.2 degrees. Some rain is likely Monday.

While the minimum temperature settled at 25.4 degrees, a one notch below average, the humidity wavered between a high and low of 95 and 62 percent.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast rains Monday.

“The sky will be generally cloudy and one or two spells of rains are expected Monday,” said an IMD official.

“The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 34 and 26 degrees Celsius respectively.

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