Maximum temperature dips in Delhi

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The national capital Sunday recorded a maximum temperature of 39.2 degrees Celsius which was two notches below normal for this time of the year, an Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

‘The drop in temperature came due to the thunderstorm and light rains which some parts of the capital received Saturday,’ the official said.

According to the IMD, the national capital will experience clear sky and a rise in the maximum temperature in the coming days with no possibility of thunder storm or rain.

Some parts of the national capital experienced light showers Saturday evening, bringing relief from the heat wave sweeping the city.

The minimum temperature recorded Sunday morning was 26.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below the average for this time of the year.

According to IMD, the city Monday can expect the maximum temperature to hover around 42 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature at 26 degrees Celsius.

‘The national capital can expect clear sky Monday with no possibility of thunderstorm or rainfall,’ IMD official further said.

The humidity level was recorded at 65 percent Sunday.