New Delhi: It was a clear morning in the capital on Monday with the minimum temperature settling at 29 degrees Celsius, a notch above the average for the season.

The Met Office forecast more respite during the day with light rain and a squall.

"The sky will be partly cloudy towards afternoon. There is possibility of dust storm or squall later in the day," said an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official.

"The maximum and minimum temperature will stay around 41 and 29 degrees Celsius," added the official.

Humidity recorded at 8.30 a.m. was 42 percent. Rainfall received on Sunday was 0.2 mm. The maximum temperature and minimum temperatures both stood two notches above the average for the season at 42.4 and 29.7 degrees Celsius respectively.


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