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Sultry day in Delhi, thunderstorm likely during night

"The maximum temperature was recorded at 40.6 degrees Celsius while the minimum settled at 26.7 degrees Celsius, both normal for this time of the year," a Meteorological official said.   

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: May 18, 2018 21:21 IST ]
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It was a sunny day in the national capital with the minimum and maximum temperatures settling at normal levels even as the weatherman has forecast light rains and thunderstorm during the night. 

"The maximum temperature was recorded at 40.6 degrees Celsius while the minimum settled at 26.7 degrees Celsius, both normal for this time of the year," a Meteorological official said. 

The humidity levels oscillated between 55 and 24 per cent. 

"Light rains and thunderstorm are likely during the night," the official added. 

Yesterday, gusty winds coupled with light rains hit the city, bringing relief to Delhiites from heat conditions. Gusty winds at a speed of up to 71 km per hour hit the city the last evening. 

The maximum temperature yesterday settled at 41.8 degrees Celsius while the minimum was 26.1 degrees Celsius. 

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