Mercury down by 2 degrees C in Delhi
Delhiites got some respite from sizzling heat today as the maximum dipped by two degree Celsius during the day while a late evening drizzle brought the mercury further down.
New Delhi: Delhiites got some respite from
sizzling heat today as the maximum dipped by two degree
Celsius during the day while a late evening drizzle brought
the mercury further down.
The maximum was recorded at 40.6 degrees as against
yesterday`s 42.8 degrees while the minimum rose to 27.5
degrees from 25.3 degrees the previous day. The humidity
levels oscillated between 25 and 47 per cent.
A drizzle at around 8:30 pm further brought down the
temperature by one or two degrees.
The Weatherman predicted that the temperature will be
between 26 and 40 degrees.
According to the National Centre for Medium Range
Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), the maximum in the next three
days are likely to be above 41 degrees and the minimum above
The NCMRWF predicted 41 degrees and minimum 28 degrees
The temperature had shown a declining trend in the past
few days after touching a high of 43.7 degrees last Saturday.
A day later, the minimum had touched a 41-year high of 30.6
The all-time record for April was on the 29th day in
1941 when the mercury touched 45.6 degrees.
The capital has been experiencing some respite from
heat last week and the Weatherman attributed it to a western
disturbance over the region. It resulted in rains in Jammu and
Kashmir which in turn helped in cooling the capital.