Humidity

  • Humid start to day for Delhi; showers likely July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Moderately humid conditions marked the opening of the day in Delhi on Saturday with scattered rain likely later on in the national capital. The minimum temperature recorded by the MeT office at 8.30 A.M. was 29 degrees Celsius, a notch above the normal. The mercury, however, was expected to...
  • Hot, humid weather in Delhi; Mercury touches 41 degrees June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The national capital reeled under hot and humid conditions on Saturday with both the maximum and minimum temperatures hovering four and five notches above the normal. The day temperature at Safdarjung observatory, considered to be the official figure for the city, was at 41.7 degrees Celsius, four notches...
  • Delhi: Respite from heat, temperature remains below 40 deg C June 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Mercury continued to hover below 40 degree-mark in the national capital for consecutive second day on Saturday, giving some respite from sweltering heat but high humidity made life tough for Delhiites. The day temperature settled at 39.8 deg C, one notch below normal and slightly higher from Friday's...
  • Humidity has no effect on swing bowling May 30, 2012

    Wellington: The widely-held belief that moisture in the air during humid conditions helps make a cricket ball swing has been clean bowled in a scientific study. Swing bowling - when a delivery curves sideways in mid-air - has long been regarded as one of the game's dark arts, not only...
  • Harsh weather worries Eng ahead of Galle Test March 25, 2012

    Galle: Oppressive heat and humidity will present a major problem for England in the first of two cricket Tests against Sri Lanka starting in Galle on Monday. "These are unnatural conditions for English players, we don't get this kind of heat," England batting coach Graham Gooch told reporters. "It's different to...
  • What you should know about heat stroke June 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Your body works best at 37.5 degrees Celsius, and that is preferably in the shade. However, you can't ignore the weather. The mercury rose up to 45 degrees Celsius this season putting you at danger of heatstroke, especially if you find yourself outdoors during the day. And heat stroke is...