Heavy rains lash Delhi, cools national capital

19 August 2018, 01:49 PM
Light to moderate rain cools national capital (Photo: PTI)
Light to moderate rain cools national capital (Photo: PTI)

The national capital received heavy rains on Sunday cooling the temperatures by a couple of degrees to provide some relief to the citizens. Delhi’s maximum temperature was marked at 35 degree Celsius on Sunday but fell a couple of notches just after the dark clouds took over the sky. The met department has predicted the rain to continue this week.

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Light to moderate rain was recorded in most parts of Delhi on Saturday. This will bring down the maximum and minimum temperatures by a few notches, said a met official.

The national capital’s minimum and maximum temperatures have been floating around two degrees above the normal temperature since the last week.

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Delhi received a strong spell of rain on July 13 as the Safdarjung station received around 52mm of rainfall.

First Published: Sunday, August 19, 2018 01:11 PM
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