The day temperature rose marginally to 42.3 degrees Celsius, seven notches above normal.
The weatherman has predicted a partly cloudy sky on Wednesday.
There could be some major relief from the scorching heat as the weatherman has predicted thunderstorm tomorrow and rain on Friday.
The maximum temperature is expected to fluctuate between 40 and 44 degree Celsius in the next two days.
Jung met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday to discuss the preparation of the regular Budget for current financial year.
MeT department has predicted possibility of thunderstorms in some areas of the city.
A state utility official said thousands ransacked an electricity substation Friday near the state capital of Lucknow.
Highest maximum temperature over the state was 47.2 degree Celsius recorded at Allahabad.
While Jaipur reeled at 46.3 degrees Celsius, Delhi recorded season’s highest temperature of 44.7 degrees.
Some parts of the sparsely populated Pilbara region were approaching 50 degrees Celsius
Temperatures topping 104 degrees Fahrenheit and intense humidity packing an additional punch.
Heavy rains also lashed Punjab and Haryana; Chandigarh received 39 mm of rainfall.
Amritsar continues to be the hottest place with a maximum of 47.7 degrees Celsius.
As heat wave continues to grip the region,the Chandigarh Administration has decided to extend the summer vacations for pre-primary and primary classes in all private and government schools till July 9
The temperatures could go up even higher in the central and eastern parts of the country.