"The rains are due to a low pressure system that came from west Rajasthan. The rains will continue till tonight (Tuesday night)," said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Tuesday's minimum temperature was average for the season at 17.4 degrees Celsius and the humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 75 percent.
Monday was clear and pleasant, with the maximum temperature average for this time of the year at 31.3 degrees Celsius, while the minimum was two notches below average at 16.7 degrees.
Text and Images: Agencies
Image: Vehicles plying at Rajpath during heavy shower in New Delhi on Tuesday.