It was hot day in the national capital even as it turned overcast afternoon onwards providing little relief to Delhiites with the maximum temperature settling at 41.1 degrees Celsius.
The Safdarjung observatory, the reading of which is considered as the official figure for the city, recorded the maximum temperature of 41.1 degrees Celsius, two notches above the the season’s average while the minimum temperature settled at 30.4 degrees, three notches above the normal, said a MeT department official.
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The Palam observatory registered a maximum temperature of 43.2 degrees Celsius, the official said.
Humidity level in air oscillated between 68 and 42 per cent.
MeT office has predicted overcast conditions along with the possibility of rain accompanied by thunderstorm and dust storm for tomorrow.
“The skies will be partly cloudy. There is a likelihood of rain accompanied by thunderstorm and dust storm tomorrow.
“The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover at 40 and 28 degrees Celsius respectively,” the weatherman said.
Yesterday, the minimum temperature and maximum temperature recorded were 28.6 degrees Celsius and 41.2 degrees Celsius, respectively.