Delhi temperature soars to 41.2 degrees, heat wave to continue

Heat waves will continue in Delhi for a few days.

Pleasant weather conditions, accompanied with partially cloudy to clear skies, are expected to prevail on Sunday, as temperatures rise to become around its seasonal average.

The Meteorological office today said weather will remain dry over Uttar Pradesh and heatwave condition is likely over isolated places in southern parts of the state.

Delhi residents continued to bear the scorching heat as the maximum temperature soared to 41.2 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season's average.

Areas under Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar registered a maximum temperature of 43, 40.6, 41.5 and 42.6 degrees Celsius, respectively, a MeT department official said.

According to Skymet, a private weather forecaster, Delhi will get hotter in the days to come but it might get some respite next week.

The maximum temperature in Delhi will remain around 41 to 42 degree Celsius throughout next week, while the minimum will hover around 22 to 23 degree Celsius, according to RMC forecasts on its website.

  • Joanne Flowers