Weather report: Mercury drops to 39.6 deg C; some respite for Delhiites

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Published: May 3, 2016 10:26:32 PM

Weather report: Partial overcast conditions and drop in mercury today provided some respite to residents in the national capital, a day after the national capital recorded the hottest day of the season so far at 44 degrees Celsius.

Weather report: Partial overcast conditions and drop in mercury today provided some respite to residents in the national capital, a day after the national capital recorded the hottest day of the season so far at 44 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature recorded was 39.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average while the minimum temperature settled at 30 degrees Celsius, five notches above the normal, a MeT Department official said.

The humidity level in air oscillated between 26 per cent and 37 per cent.

At Palam observatory, the maximum temperature was recorded at 41.5 degrees, the official said.

The weatherman has predicted overcast conditions for tomorrow along with the possibility of duststorm and thunderstorm.

“The skies will be partly cloudy. Duststorm and thunder storm are likely to occur in some parts of the city.

“The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover at 39 degrees Celsius and 26 degrees Celsius,” the weatherman said.

Yesterday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 44 degrees Celsius while the minimum had settled at at 23.8 degrees Celsius.

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