Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, rain likely

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 29, 2013 05:10 hrs

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy morning in the capital Friday with the minimum temperature settling a notch below average at 17.5 degrees Celsius. The city is likely to receive rain later in the day, the Met Office said.

"The day will be partly cloudy and there are chances of rain later in the day," an official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The maximum temperature Friday is expected to hover around 30 degrees Celsius, the IMD official added.

The city recorded a total 4.3 mm rainfall Thursday. A few areas in east Delhi also witnessed hail.

The maximum temperature Thursday was two notches above average at 33.7 degrees Celsius, while the minimum was two notches below the season's average at 16 degrees Celsius.

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