Delhi Weather Rain Updates: The mercury rose slightly in the national capital Delhi due to dry weather on Sunday and there is a possibility of rain in the metropolis next week. The meteorological department gave this information. The Safdarjung observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 37 degrees Celsius, three degrees above normal. The humidity level ranged between 52 and 86 percent.
According to data from the India Meteorological Department, the national capital has received 74 percent less rainfall so far in September. The Safdarjung Observatory so far this month has recorded only 20.9 mm of rainfall against the normal level of 80.3 mm, while the Lodhi Road Meteorological Center has recorded only 18.5 mm of rainfall against the normal level of 80.3 mm.
According to IMD data, Palam Meteorological Center has recorded 30.3 mm rainfall as against the 50-year average of 80.9 mm. Delhi received 237 mm of rain in August this year, the highest in seven years. Overall, since the onset of monsoon season on June 1, the metropolis has recorded 576.5 mm of rain as against the normal of 596.4 mm.
The IMD has also said that the monsoon is likely to stay in Delhi for a long time and it is expected to return in early October.