Rain in Delhi. Photograph: (Reuters)
On April 20, mercury crossed the 44-degree Celsius mark
New Delhi witnessed light drizzle on Tuesday evening bringing some relief from the rising mercury levels in the city.
Change in weather due to light drizzle in Delhi pic.twitter.com/FJkpdIlglp— ANI (@ANI_news) April 25, 2017
On April 20, the mercury had crossed the 44-degree Celsius mark. It was the hottest April day since 2010 when the temperature had settled at 43.7 degrees Celsius.
According to the India Meteorological Department, monsoon rains are expected to be at an average level this year.