Yellow alert issued as rain hits Delhi, heatwave unlikely till June 4

The IMD has attributed the rainfall to a western disturbance that lies over Iran

The minimum temperature settled at 21.5 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal.

On May 4, Delhi woke up to an unusual episode of dense fog and the minimum temperature was recorded at 15.8 degrees Celsius.

This marked the third coolest May morning since the weather department started keeping records in 1901.

In April, the national capital recorded over 20 mm of rainfall, the month's highest since 2017.

So far, Delhi has witnessed maximum temperatures breaching the 40-degree mark in May