Overnight rains in Lucknow and neighbouring areas have brought some relief from the humid conditions and the mercury has also dropped a few notches on Friday.

The weatherman has also predicted rains for the next two days.

Director of the regional Met office JP Gupta said that it would remain cloudy and would rain over the weekend. A depression has led to the rains, he further added.

The minimum temperature recorded in the state capital on Friday was 21 degrees celsius, which is four degrees below normal. The maximum is expected to be around 32 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature in Kanpur was 22 degrees celsius, Varanasi (22.3), Allahabad (24), Jhansi (23) and Gorakhpur (21).