Mercury soars over 40 degrees C in Delhi

New Delhi: A hot day coupled with dust storms on Friday made life miserable for Delhiites as mercury soared over 40 degree Celsius.

The maximum was recorded at 40.8 degree Celsius, up from yesterday's 39.4 degrees, while the minimum was at 26.4 degrees, up from 24.8 degrees.

The mercury had crossed the 40 degree mark on April 25 for the first time this summer when it touched 40.5 degrees The humidity oscillated between 21 and 63 per cent.

The Weatherman has predicted similar weather conditions for tomorrow with temperature between 24 and 40 degree Celsius. "There could be possibility of dust storms tomorrow," MeT Department said.