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Light Rain And Thunderstorm Likely In Delhi: Weather Department

Written By Press Trust Of India | Mumbai | Published:

The maximum temperature in Delhi settled at 21.9 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average. The minimum temperature was recorded at 10.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below normal.

"While the Safdarjung observatory recorded moderate fog with the visibility of 250 metre, the fog was dense in Palam area as the observatory there recorded visibility at zero metre," a Met official said.

The humidity oscillated between 100 and 58 per cent, the official said. The weatherman has predicted moderate to dense fog on Monday morning.

"On Monday, a partly cloudy sky with strong surface wind during day is predicted, with a possibility of very light rain with thunderstorm likely towards afternoon/evening," the official said.

The minimum temperature and maximum temperature are expected to settle around 12 degrees Celsius and 23 degrees Celsius respectively.

Read: Hailstorm, Heavy Rainfall Lash Delhi; 38 Flights Diverted

Earlier on February 08, 2019, heavy rains and hailstorm accompanied by strong winds lashed the national capital, bringing the mercury down by four to five notches and causing several flights to be diverted to nearby cities. Operations at the Delhi airport saw massive disruption as 38 flights had to be diverted between 6 pm and 8.45 pm, and several others faced delays of over two hours due to unfavourable weather conditions.

The minimum temperature in the city settled at 15℃, six notches above the season's average and the maximum temperature was recorded at 19.1℃, four notches below the season's average.