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Muggy day in Delhi, rains likely

September 7, 2010

Delhi experienced a muggy Tuesday morning as maximum humidity touched 100 percent. The weatherman said parts of the city could see some showers later in the day.

“The skies will be partly cloudy with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers in some parts of the city later in the day,” said an official of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

According to weather officials, the capital received 1 mm of rainfall from Monday morning till 8.30 a.m. Tuesday.

Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 26 degree Celsius in the morning, normal for this time of the season. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 34 degrees.

The maximum humidity was on the higher side at 100 percent, while the minimum was 72 percent.

The city has received 800.6 mm of rainfall so far this monsoon, which is 43 percent above average. In the month of August alone, Delhi received 456 mm of rainfall – almost 101 percent above the usual.

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