Many commuters, who had presumed that traffic would be minimal on a holiday, were left fuming.
Between May 15 and June 1, peak values of UV rays on the index are observed between 12-3 pm.
The maximum temperature in the past few days had consistently stayed above the 40-degree Celsius mark.
Delhiites woke up to cloudy Friday morning, MeT predicts light showers in some areas during the day.
The Met Office has forecast an overcast day ahead with the possibility of thundershowers in the evening.
Both the maximum and minimum temperatures stood four notches above the season’s average.
23 flights, mostly international, have also been delayed due to foggy conditions.
The minimum temperature recorded at 8.30 AM was 2.6 degree Celsius.
This season, the city had recorded its lowest minimum temperature at 4.2 degrees Celsius on December 22.
Delhi’s minimum temperature settles at 6.3 degrees, dense fog continues to disrupt train service.
According to MeT department officials thundery conditions could occur in some area towards the evening.
The minimum temperature in the city was recorded at 24.4 degrees Celsius.
The weatherman predicted overcast conditions for the rest of the day.
The city received 10.6 mm of rain in the last 24 hours till 8:30 AM on Saturday.
Minimum temperature recorded was 26.3 degrees Celsius while maximum is predicted at 34 degrees Celsius.