New Delhi: It was a sultry day in the national capital on Monday with the maximum temperature settling two notches above normal at 35.5 degrees Celsius. “The minimum temperature settled at 25.7 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year,” a Met official said. The Safdarjung observatory received 2.8 mm rainfall while the Ridge area recorded 5.2 mm rainfall. The Palam observatory, Lodhi Road and Aya Nagar observatories recorded nil rainfall on Monday. The weatherman has forecast heavy rain for Tuesday and the maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to settle around 36 and 26 degrees Celsius respectively. On Sunday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 28 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature was 36.2 degrees Celsius.