New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) With the maximum temperature settling two notches above season’s average at 42.8 degrees Celsius, it was another day of searing heat for denizens of the capital Wednesday. The Met Office has not forecast any respite Thursday.
“The skies will remain clear tomorrow (Thursday) as well and the heat wave will continue,” said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover around 43 and 27 degrees Celsius.
Wednesday’s minimum temperature was 27.8 degrees, a notch above the average for this time of the season. The maximum humidity settled at 53 percent.
Tuesday’s maximum temperature was 43 degrees Celsius, three notches above average, while the minimum settled at 29 degrees Celsius, two notches above average.