Rain showers cool down Delhi

New Delhi:Rains accompanied by dust storm and thunderstorm lashed the national capital today, as lowered temperatures provided much-needed relief to the people after days of blistering heat.

The maximum temperature was recorded at 39.6 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year, while the minimum was recorded at 27.1 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average.

Areas under Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar registered a maximum temperature of 41, 39.1, 39 and 39.7 degrees Celsius, respectively, said a Met department official.

The humidity level oscillated between 65 per cent and 25 per cent.

The Met office has forecast overcast conditions along with the possibility of rains and thunder storm in the same areas for tomorrow.

The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover around 37 and 27 degrees Celsius, respectively, tomorrow.