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Heatwave conditions likely to persist in Delhi, temperature to touch 45 degrees Celsius

Saturday’s maximum temperature was recorded at 45 degree Celsius, five notches above the season’s average.

delhi Updated: May 27, 2018 11:18 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
Delhi weather,Heatwave conditions,Heatwave
Children play at a water body near Vijay Chowk, during a hot day in New Delhi, on Wednesday. (PTI file photo)

It was a mainly clear Sunday morning in New Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.3 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average, the weather office said, adding that heatwave conditions were likely to persist in the national capital.

“Heat wave conditions are very likely to persist in some parts of the city,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 45 degrees Celsius. The humidity at 8.30 am was 26%.

Saturday’s maximum temperature was recorded at 45 degree Celsius, five notches above the season’s average while the minimum temperature was recorded 24.5 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s average.

First Published: May 27, 2018 11:17 IST