New Delhi: Delhiites on Sunday got some relief from the short spell of muggy days as the city received showers bringing down the temperature.
    
The rains, which returned to the capital after a gap of three days, started around noon and the rain gauges measured 2.5 mm till 5:30 PM.
    
The city received heavy showers for nine days from August 20, reducing the monsoon deficit in a big way.
    
The maximum was recorded at 34.9 deg C, one degree above normal and down from yesterday's 35.3 deg C, while the minimum was recorded at 28 deg C, two degrees above normal and up from Saturday's 26.8 deg C.
    
The humidity oscillated between 60 and 92 percent.    

According to the weatherman, the city is likely to get rains for the next two days with a dip in mercury, which is expected to fall and settle at around 30 deg C on Tuesday.

(Agencies)

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