Delhi records season`s hottest morning

A day after Delhi witnessed the hottest day in last five years, the minimum temperature on Wednesday touched new heights for the season at 30.7 degrees Celsius.

Last Updated: May 18, 2011, 11:16 AM IST

New Delhi: A day after Delhi witnessed the hottest day in last five years, the minimum temperature on Wednesday touched new heights for the season at 30.7 degrees Celsius.

"The minimum temperature today (Wednesday) is six notches above normal at 30.7 degrees. This is the highest of the season so far," an official of India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The weather office has predicted clear sky, which is likely to turn cloudy towards the evening.

The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 43 degrees.

The humidity at 8.30 am was recorded at 65 percent.

On Tuesday, the maximum temperature touched 44.1 degrees -- five notches above average, making it the hottest day in the last five years.

IANS