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Delhi sizzles at 42.5 degree C

Scorching heat returned to the capital today after a couple of days with mercury climbing by three notches to touch a maximum of 42.5 degree Celsius.



New Delhi: Scorching heat returned to the
capital today after a couple of days with mercury climbing by
three notches to touch a maximum of 42.5 degree Celsius.

The weatherman has predicted no relief for tomorrow with
the maximum likely to touch 44 degrees.

Today`s maximum was two degrees above the normal level of
temperature for this time of the season and 3.2 degrees up
from yesterday`s 39.2 degrees, the MeT Department said here.

The week-end was not that hot for the capital as the
mercury remained below 40 degree Celsius.

The minimum was recorded at 26.1 degree Celsius, two
degrees below normal, as against yesterday`s 26.5 degrees.

High humidity levels also added to Delhiites` woes.

The humidity was recorded between 13 and 65 per cent.

The Met office has predicted a clear sky and ruled out
possibility of rain tomorrow. The temperature is likely to be
between 27 and 44 degrees.

The maximum had touched 45.4 degrees last week, the
season`s highest.

PTI

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