Clear skies and a rising mercury level paved the way for a hot day in the capital Thursday.
According to the met department, while the minimum temperature was below average, the maximum temperature will be higher than the day before.
"The minimum temperature recorded this morning was three degrees below average at 25.4 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 38 degrees," an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
The humidity level was recorded at 54 percent.
On Wednesday, the minimum and maximum temperatures were recorded at 22.2 and 36.3 degrees Celsius respectively.