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Strong winds expected in Delhi today, temperature may soar to 43 degrees

The national capital recorded the hottest day of the season on Monday with the mercury touching 44.2 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal, as recorded in the Palam observatory.

delhi Updated: May 22, 2018 12:20 IST
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Partly cloudy sky with possibility of thunder and lightning has been forecast for Wednesday.
Partly cloudy sky with possibility of thunder and lightning has been forecast for Wednesday. (HT File Photo)

Strong surface winds are expected to sweep Delhi on Tuesday and the temperature may soar up to 43 degrees Celsius.

“The wind speed will be around 20-25 kms/hr and after this there will be mainly clear sky with temperature soaring up to 43 degrees celsius,” a MET official said.

The national capital recorded the hottest day of the season on Monday with the mercury touching 44.2 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal, as recorded in the Palam observatory. However, the Safdarjung observatory, whose reading is considered official for the city, recorded a maximum temperature of 41.8 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal.

The minimum temperature recorded on Tuesday morning was 26.2 degrees Celsius, according to the official.

Partly cloudy sky with possibility of thunder and lightning has been forecast for Wednesday.