However, areas falling under ridge did not receive any rains, the official added. The minimum temperature was recorded at 25.8 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal and the humidity was recorded 92 percent at 8.30 am.

Met office has predicted overcast conditions accompanied by rains and thunderstorms for the rest of the day. "The skies will be generally cloudy. Thunderstorm with rains would occur in some areas. The maximum temperature is likely to settle at 35 degrees," stated the weatherman.

Yesterday, the maximum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 38.4 degrees, two notches above normal level, while the minimum temperature was 31.2 degrees, which was four notches above for the season's average.

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