Weather of Delhi: Mercury will rise further today, heat wave expected at the end of the week, possibility of thunderstorm after two days
On Tuesday, the maximum temperature in the capital was recorded at 40.8 degrees Celsius, two above normal and the minimum temperature was recorded at 24.9 degrees Celsius. The department has predicted heat wave with severe heat till the end of the week. At the same time, the mercury meter will rise further on Wednesday.
According to the Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature was recorded above 42 degrees in many parts of Delhi, with Najafgarh being the hottest at 42.6 degrees Celsius. The humidity level in the air was 18 to 42 percent. An official of the Meteorological Department says that in the coming days, the maximum temperature in some parts of Delhi is likely to reach 46 degree Celsius. A heat wave warning has been issued in the capital from April 28.
The Meteorological Department has forecast that with the weather clear in the next 24 hours, the maximum temperature can reach 43 and the minimum temperature can reach 24 degree Celsius. There is a possibility of strong thunderstorms on April 29. After this the mercury can climb up to 44.