The national capital witnessed light rainfall on Tuesday, which dipped the minimum temperature to 24.5 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
The IMD has predicted a generally cloudy sky with moderate rain in Delhi-NCR and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 34 degrees Celsius.
The relative humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 96 percent. Meanwhile, the IMD has also issued a yellow alert for the city as light to moderate showers are likely to occur.
As of 5.30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, the national capital received 5.6 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours, according to the IMD.
The monsoon season arrived in the national capital on Sunday, two days earlier than the anticipated onset date.
This brought relief to the residents of Delhi from the intense heat. According to the IMD, the southwest monsoon covered both Delhi and Mumbai simultaneously on Sunday for the first time since June 21, 1961.
As per reports, the month of June has been recorded coolest in the last 13 years with the minimum temperature hovering around 25 degrees Celsius.
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