It was a partly cloudy morning in the national capital on Tuesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, season's average. Met said there are chances of dust storms and thunderstorms. "The sky will remain partly cloudy throughout the day. By evening, there are chances of dust storm and thunderstorm. However, chances of rainfall is nil," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. The maximum temperature was expected to hover around 40 degrees Celsius. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 55 per cent. Monday's maximum temperature settled at 42.7 degrees, five notches above the season's average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 30.7 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.