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Delhi continues to reel under hot and humid weather conditions

The mercury, however, was expected to soar with the maximum tipped to touch 38 degrees. (Source: PTI photo) MeT: Temperature on Tuesday was recorded at 40.3 degree Celsius. (Source: PTI photo)
Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Posted: July 8, 2014 8:33 pm

Delhiites continued to suffer the double whammy of hot and humid conditions on Tuesday as the mercury breached the 40 degree mark and humidity too remained on the higher side.

According to the MeT department, the day temperature on Tuesday was recorded at 40.3 degree Celsius, four notches above normal and substantially up from yesterday’s 38.8 degree Celsius.

Soaring humidity level, which was registered between 65 to 33 per cent made people sweat during the day.

Earlier, the minimum temperature settled at 28.6 degree Celsius, one notch above normal.

On Monday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 27 degree Celsius, one notch below normal.

Similar weather conditions are likely to prevail in the city in the next 24 hours as the weatherman has predicted partly cloudy sky while the maximum and minimum are expected to settle around 41 and 29 degree respectively.

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