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Showers likely

<150>The city recorded a maximum temperature of 31.4 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 21.2 degrees Celsius on Saturday. The relative humidity was 49 per cent while the city received 0.4 mm. rainfall.

At the airport, the maximum temperature was 31.4 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature was 21.2 degrees Celsius. The relative humidity was 42 per cent.

The forecast for Sunday is that the city will a have partly cloudy sky. Thundershowers are likely towards evening or night. The maximum temperature will be around 33 degrees Celsius, according to the weather forecast.

Musical tribute

<150>One of Bangalore's best-known tabla artistes, Ravindra Yavagal, holds an annual music festival in memory of his late father, Ramachandra Yavagal. As part of the festival, concerts are held and senior artistes honoured.

The festival, on Sunday, will feature concerts by a set of promising youngsters. A tabla duet by Milind from Mysore and Dipak Gumaste from Bhadravati will be followed by a sitar recital by N. Sundarnath, a student of the well-known sitarist, Bale Khan. He will be accompanied by Yavagal's student, Uday Kulkarni. There will also be a vocal recital by Krishnendra N. Wadikar, who holds a masters in music from Karnatak University.

The event is at Gangadhareshwara temple, H.M.T. Layout, R.T. Nagar Post, at 4.30 p.m. For details, call 23636682/ 57633639.

A treat for fans

<150>For fans of Formula One racing, Sunday promises to be a day of thrills and perhaps, some spills. Foster's, the Australian brewers with a close association with Formula One Grand Prix, have organised a number of promo events along with large screen viewing of the car race.

The events have been lined up from 4 p.m. onwards at Dublin in Windsor Sheraton and Towers, Nineteen-Twelve on St Mark's Road, TGI Fridays, and Oblivion Clubs. Large screens will be on at The Forum, Koramangala, and the Cafe Coffee Day outlets at Jayanagar, Lavelle Road, and Indiranagar. You can get your photos clicked with a Foster's Grand Prix car at The Forum lobby.

There are an increasing number of Formula One racing fans in Bangalore, who follow the F1 calendar from the beginning of the season in March to mid-October.

Proof of this was the large turnout at events held last year. The trend continues this season.

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