Cloudy weather after the rain at Rajpath in New Delhi, India.

Neighbourhood News Desk: Partly cloudy in the national capital on Friday with the minimum temperature recorded at 22.6 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s average. Maximum temperature was likely to hover around 35 degrees and certain patches of Delhi might receive rains, the Met office said. There are chances of thunder and lightning developing towards the evening.

The excessive heat would, however, remain under control till Wednesday, with another spell of showers expected in Delhi around May 8. There was a good amount of rain received by the IGI Airport early on Friday. According to Met, different areas of Delhi received rains, with Safdurjang recording 4.6mm, Ayanagar recording 0.8mm, Palam recording 0.3mm and Ridge area recording 2.5mm.