New Delhi: Delhiites got some relief from searing heat on Tuesday as summer showers brought down the mercury in the national capital.

The citizens could expect some light rains on Wednesday too. The skies opened up in the afternoon and the rain gauges measured 12 mm of showers till 5:30 PM, the MeT Department said.

The maximum temperature was recorded at 40.8 degree Celsius, one degree above normal and down from yesterday's 41.9 degrees while the minimum was 29.5 degrees, up from the previous day's 29 degrees and two degrees above normal

Though the day temperature was on the decline compared to Monday, humidity was on a higher side, resulting in more discomfort to citizens.

The humidity oscillated between 33 percent and 56 percent. According to the Weatherman, on Wednesday will be a partly cloudy day with thundery developments and very little rain in some areas.

The temperature could be between 30 and 41 degree Celsius.


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