Rains cool Delhi Friday, Saturday to be similar

New Delhi
New Delhi, July 18: Rains after heavy overnight showers in the capital made for a cool on Friday, bringing the maximum temperature significantly to five notches below season's average at 29.5 degrees Celsius. The weekend is likely to be similar.

Rains are expected on Saturday too, said an official of India Meteorological Department.

The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 31 and 25 degrees Celsius, respectively.

Though the rains led to the temperature plummeting, maximum humidity shot up to 100 percent, while the minimum temperature settled two notches below the season's average at 24.6 degrees Celsius.

Friday's total rainfall between 8.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m. was 2.5 mm.

"It was such a lovely weather after a spell of muggy days," said Seerat Sethi, a resident of Lajpat Nagar in south Delhi.


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