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Thursday, Dec 12, 2019

No relief from gruelling heat for Delhiites

This is the 13th consecutive day when the mercury settled at a maximum of over 40 degree Celsius, giving a tough time to citizens of the Capital.

delhi Updated: May 03, 2008 23:43 IST

PTI
Hindustantimes
         

Delhiites sweated it out under a sizzling high of 42.6 degree Celsius on Saturday, the second time in three days that the mercury reached the season's peak.

The maximum temperature was four notches above normal, registering a jump of 1.5 degrees from Friday.

The minimum was 27.5 degree Celsius, half a degree down from yesterday but three degrees above normal, the Met office said in New Delhi.

On Thursday too, the mercury had climbed to 42.6 degree Celsius.

This is the 13th consecutive day when the mercury settled at a maximum of over 40 degree Celsius, giving a tough time to citizens of the Capital.

The temperature crossed 40 degree Celsius for the first time this season on April 22 when it touched 40.2 degree Celsius.

The Weatherman has predicted a clear sky for Sunday with the maximum temperature hovering around 42 degrees.