This Article is From May 12, 2012

Thunderstorm cools Delhi after scorching heat

Thunderstorm cools Delhi after scorching heat
New Delhi: Delhi witnessed drizzle and thunderstorm on Saturday evening, providing residents respite from the scorching heat during the day. Sunday could also see stormy weather.

The maximum temperature on Saturday reached 40.3 degree Celsius, a notch above average, while the minimum was recorded at 25.2 degrees, average for this time of the season. Humidity wavered between a high and low of 72 and 21 per cent.

The MET department has forecast cloudy sky and rain in some part of the capital on Sunday.

"The sky will be cloudy and lightning and rain are expected in some parts of the city," said an India Meteorological Department official.

The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 39 and 26 degrees, respectively.