The Met Office said that light rain fell in parts of the national capital on Sunday evening, providing much-needed relief from the sweltering heat.
The maximum temperature was 40.7 degrees Celsius, which is normal for this time of year, while the minimum temperature was 28.7 degrees Celsius, which was two degrees over the season’s average, according to the report.
The weather is expected to stay good on Monday, according to the India meteorological service.
On Monday, the sky will be partly cloudy, with the risk of thunderstorms and lightning throughout the city, according to an IMD official.
The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to be 41 and 28 degrees Celsius, respectively.
In the meantime, the humidity levels fluctuated between 61% and 49%.
According to data from the Central Pollution Control Board, the city’s 24-hour air quality was in the “bad” category on Sunday, with an AQI of 273 at 4 p.m.
An AQI of zero to 50 is regarded “excellent,” 51 to 100 is considered “acceptable,” 101 to 200 is considered “moderate,” 201 to 300 is considered “poor,” 301 to 400 is considered “very poor,” and 401 to 500 is considered “severe.”