Rain lashes Bengaluru, brings relief from scorching heat
Much needed rain brought immense relief to residents of Bengaluru on Wednesday as the temparature fell by several notches.
Bengaluru was reeling under dry heat for over the last few days with temperature hovering around 34-35 degrees Celsius. The drizzle in the evening made the climate pleasant.
Earlier today, residents of Delhi breathed a sigh of relief as the rain lashed several parts of the national capital.
Even on Tuesday night it had become cloudy and drizzled in some parts of Delhi. Total rainfall received in 24 hours till 8.30 am on Wednesday was 24.60 cm.
Wednesday's rain will bring the temperature, which has been several notches above normal for over a week, down significantly.
The maximum temperature in Delhi today settled at 34.5 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year while the minimum temperature was pegged at 20.1 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.
The MeT department had forecasted likelihood of rain, dust storm and thunderstorm due to an active western disturbance across northwest India.
On Tuesday, the maximum temperature in the city was 39 degrees Celsius, seven degrees above normal.