Delhi and NCR region witnessed light to heavy showers early Monday morning, bringing down the temperature to 22.7 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal for the season. The showers brought much relief to the people reeling under scorching heat. The city received a total of of 7.8 mm rain, PTI reported quoting a Met department official. The maximum temperature recorded on Sunday was 44 degrees Celsius.
The city is likely to have a cloudy weather with possibility of rain and thunderstorm the entire day. The maximum and minimum temperatures expected to hover around 35 and 24 degrees Celsius, respectively. The maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded at 36.3 degree Celsius while the minimum temperature was 22.5 degrees.
According to Skymet weather, the showers could be due to an upper air trough extending from North Rajasthan to east central Bay of Bengal. There is also an upper air cyclonic circulation that has formed over western Uttar Pradesh. With the influence of these systems and moisture laden winds coming from Bay of Bengal, both Delhi and NCR are likely to experience rain and thundershowers with squally winds between May 28 to 31.