Rains lash Delhi. (File Photo: IANS)
Rains lash Delhi. (File Photo: IANS)
New Delhi, Aug 22

The national capital on Tuesday saw light rain leading to a slight drop in the mercury, with the maximum temperature recorded at 35.1 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.

According to the India Meteorological Department, Delhi will experience drizzles on Wednesday as well, which would help keep the mercury around 35 degrees.

The minimum temperature on Tuesday was recorded at 28.5 degrees, two notches above the season's average.

On Tuesday, Palam area of Delhi received the highest rainfall at 5.2 mm. Safdarjung saw 0.4 mm, Ayanagar saw 3.8 mm, Lodhi road 0.4 mm while there was no rain in the Ridge area.

The maximum temperature on Monday settled at 36.1 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average while the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.3 degrees Celsius, two notches above the average.

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