New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) Light rains lashed the national capital on Wednesday, increasing humidity levels in the atmosphere, officials said.

The maximum temperature was recorded at 21.2 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was at 14.5 degrees, three notches above the normal, said a Met department official.

Humidity oscillated between 100 and 76 per cent.

The Met office has forecast overcast skies along with the possibility of light rain and thundershowers for Thursday.

“Strong surface wind is likely to prevail. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover at 23 and 14 degrees, respectively,” the weatherman said.

On Tuesday, the minimum temperature settled at 12 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature was 24.5 degrees Celsius.

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