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Delhi gets first spell of winter rains

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Jan 8, 2017, 4:27 am IST
Updated : Jan 8, 2017, 6:18 am IST

The maximum temperature was recorded at 16°C, three notches below normal while the minimum settled at 13.5°C, five notches above normal.

The national capital received 3.4 mm of rainfall till 8.30 am while only traces were recorded during the day. (Representational Image)
 The national capital received 3.4 mm of rainfall till 8.30 am while only traces were recorded during the day. (Representational Image)

New Delhi: It was a rain-soaked morning in the national capital on Saturday, with the minimum temperature recorded at 13.5°C, six notches above the season’s average. Bad weather, however, delayed 70 trains while 16 had to be rescheduled and seven cancelled, a Northern Railways spokesperson said. Flight operations at IGI Airport were not affected

“The maximum temperature was recorded at 16°C, three notches below normal while the minimum settled at 13.5°C, five notches above normal,” a MeT official said on Saturday.

 

The national capital received 3.4 mm of rainfall till 8.30 am while only traces were recorded during the day. “The humidity levels osscilated between 100 and 91 per cent,” the official added. Weatherman has predicted a cloudy sky on Sunday with possibility of shallow and moderate fog in few areas. “The maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 17 and 12°C,” the MeT official said. On Friday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 24.4°C, five notches above normal while the minimum settled at 11.5°C, four notches above normal. Private agency Skymet said the scattered showers across the city are part of the “first spell” of winter rains and the city may witness one or two more spell of rains. “These weather systems are likely to clear by Sunday but clouding will persist. By Monday, icy cold northwesterly winds will once again start blowing,” a Skymet report said.

 

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi