New Delhi, Sep 17 (PTI) The national capital experienced sultry weather conditions on Friday with the maximum temperature settling at 32 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.

The India Meteorological Department said the minimum temperature was recorded at 23.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

Humidity levels oscillated between 95 per cent and 69 per cent.

The weather department has forecast generally cloudy sky for Saturday with the possibility of very light rain/drizzle. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 33 and 24 degrees Celsius.

The weather department has issued a green alert from September 18-20 and yellow alert for September 21 and 22, respectively.

The IMD uses four colour codes: Green means all is well; yellow indicates severely bad weather. It also suggests that the weather could change for the worse, causing disruption in day-to-day activities.

Orange alert is issued as a warning for extremely bad weather with the potential of disruption in commute with road and drain closures and interruption of power supply. Red is when extremely bad weather conditions are certainly going to disrupt travel and power and have significant risk to life.

The national capital recorded a maximum temperature of 28 degrees Celsius on Thursday while the minimum temperature settled at 24.8 degrees Celsius.