Delhi simmers at 42.8 deg C

Last Updated: Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 23:00

New Delhi: At 42.8 degree Celsius, Delhi witnessed hottest day of the season on Thursday as mercury soared four notches above the normal level.
The temperature is maintaining an upward momentum for the past three days making life difficult for the people of the national capital.

Even at the onset of the summer season, the mercury settled at 41 deg C on Tuesday, April 29. Yesterday it was 42.1 deg C.

Today the temperature settled at 42.8 deg C.

According to the Meteorological department, the minimum temperature was 24.2 deg C, which was one degree below normal and slightly up from 22.8 deg C yesterday.

Humidity oscillated between 20 to 51 per cent during the last 24 hours.

The weatherman has predicted partly cloudy sky for tomorrow with maximum and minimum temperature remaining between 42 and 23 deg C respectively.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 23:00

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