Delhiites on Wednesday woke up to a hot day with the the maximum temperature likely to settle at 41 degrees Celsius.
“The last time the temperature crossed the 40 degree mark in the month of July in 2009. Usually, July witnesses monsoon and the upward trend in temperature is mainly due to elusive rains,” said the weatherman.
The minimum was recorded at 29.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal. Humidity was recorded at 45 per cent till 8.30 am which is likely to increase as the day progresses.
Weatherman has predicted partly cloudy sky for the rest of the day. “There is very less possibility of rainfall,” an official said.
Yesterday, the day temperature was recorded at 40.3 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal and the minimum settled at 28.6 degrees Celsius, one notch above normal.