Moderate rain and partly cloudy sky have brought the mercury down in the national capital with the minimum temperature in the city dipping to 18 degree Celsius on Tuesday.
According to the MeT department, the city received 9.5 mm rain between 8:30 AM from Monday and 8:30 AM this morning.
“The capital received moderate rain in the duration leading to fall in temperature. The weather was stormy with gusty winds blowing,” a MeT official said.
The minimum temperature dipped to 18 degree Celsius from 25 degrees Celsius registered on Monday while the minimum remained at 35.3 degrees Celsius.
The humidity for the period oscillated between 44 and 84 per cent.
The weatherman has forecast rain and thundershowers in some parts of the city for remainder of the day and for Wednesday as well.
The maximum temperature on Wednesday is expected to be 29 degrees Celsius while the minimum may rise two notches up to 20 degree Celsius, said the Met department.