New Delhi, May 21 : After a clear morning, the skies became cloudy during the afternoon and large parts of the national capital experienced rain, bringing welcome respite from the prevailing hot spell.
Similar weather conditions — rain accompanied by thunderstorm — have been forecast by the Met office for Monday. An official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the subsequent two days, too, will have partly cloudy sky with possibility of thunder and lightning.
The national capital had been experiencing above average temperatures during the past few days.
The minimum temperature recorded in the morning was 28.4 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, IMD said.
The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 46 per cent.
Saturday’s maximum temperature was 38.7 degrees Celsius, a notch below season’s average while the minimum temperature was 28.4, two notches above the season’s average.