New Delhi, July 19: People in the national capital were relieved by sweltering weather on Wednesday after various parts of Delhi were lashed by rains. The rains brought down the temperature lower than the average recorded by Indian Meteorological Department. While the minimum temperature was recorded at 28 Degrees Celcius, the maximum temperature remained at 38.4 Celcius. However, a short but heavy spell of rains resulted in snarling traffic around India Gate roundabout and other adjoining areas. The inconvenience prevailed on Ashoka Road, Rajender Prasad Road, Janpath Road along with Scindia House and Connaught Place.

As per the weather status and outlook for the next two weeks by IMD, heavy to very heavy rains are expected at a few places very likely over Konkan & Goa. Heavy to very heavy rain with extremely heavy falls at isolated places over Vidarbha and Chhattisgarh. Similarly, heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places are  very likely over Madhya Pradesh,  Sub­Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha, Assam & Meghalaya, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Telangana, Coastal Karnataka and South Interior Karnataka. Heavy rain very likely at isolated places over Jammu & Kashmir, Bihar, Gangetic West Bengal, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Gujarat, North Interior Karnataka, Kerala and Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

It further said heavy rain are expected  very likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, East Rajasthan, West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha, Assam & Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Gujarat, Marathawada, Telangana and Kerala