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Delhi sweats at 41.2 C

The maximum was two degrees above normal and 2.4 degree Celsius up from the previous day`s 38.8 degrees while the minimum was at 26.4 degrees, one degree above normal and up from yesterday`s 24.7 degrees.



New Delhi: Delhiites had a miserable day
out in the sun on Monday with mercury soaring to the season`s
highest of 41.2 degree Celsius and humidity remaining at high
levels.

The maximum was two degrees above normal and 2.4
degree Celsius up from the previous day`s 38.8 degrees while
the minimum was at 26.4 degrees, one degree above normal and
up from yesterday`s 24.7 degrees.

The weatherman is predicting no relief for tomorrow as
the mercury is likely to be around 41 degree Celsius. The
minimum could be 26 degree Celsius.

The humidity oscillated between 22 per cent and 73 per
cent, it said.

"It was too hot and humid today. The scorching summer
is catching up after a relatively cool April," said Anuradha
Mishra, an advertisement professional.

The mercury had touched 41.1 degree Celsius on May
one, the previous high.

Last year, the maximum had touched 45.4 degree Celsius
on May 18, the highest in the past ten years for the
month. The record maximum for May was 47.2 degree Celsius
recorded on 29th of the month in 1944.

PTI

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