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Sunny Friday, rain, hailstorm likely Saturday

Posted on Feb 22, 08:54PM | IANS

New Delhi, Feb 22 : It was a sunny, warm Friday for Delhi after a nippy morning with the maximum temperature at 27.1 degrees Celsius, two notches above average for the season. Thunderstorms, hail and light rain in parts of the city are likely Saturday.

"There is a possibility of thunderstorms and light rainfall in parts of the city Saturday. The skies will remain cloudy," said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The minimum temperature Friday was 13.9 degrees Celsius, three degrees above average for this time of the season.

The humidity levels wavered between a high of 89 and a low of 50 percent, the official added.

"The maximum and minimum temperatures Saturday are expected to hover around 23 and 14 degrees Celsius respectively," the official added.

Thursday's maximum temperature settled two notches above average at 26.9 degrees Celsius, while the minimum temperature was 12.1 degrees Celsius - a notch above average for this time of the season.