Mercury soars to 36.8 deg C in Delhi, highest this year so far


Delhi According to officials, the maximum temperature was recorded at 36.8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, which is the highest so far this year.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted higher than normal temperatures and hotter than normal days in northwest India from April to June.

The minimum temperature on Tuesday was recorded at 16.6 degrees Celsius, which is four degrees below normal.

The relative humidity ranged between 26 percent and 57 percent.

The city recorded a maximum temperature of 36.8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, the highest so far this year.

At some weather stations, the maximum temperature reading crossed the 38-degree Celsius or 39-degree Celsius mark, officials said.

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Delhi is bracing itself for a long dry spell with temperatures expected to touch 40 degrees Celsius in various parts of the city in the coming week.

“Dry weather is forecast in Delhi for at least a week. In the absence of any western disturbance, the maximum temperature is likely to touch the 38 degree Celsius mark by April 15-16,” said Kuldeep Srivastava, IMD. Head of Regional The forecast center said on Monday.

The weatherman said the mercury may touch the 40 degree Celsius mark at isolated places in the capital by April 17, but a “heat wave” is unlikely.

A heatwave is declared if the maximum temperature at a station is at least 40°C in plains, at least 37°C in coastal areas and at least 30°C in mountainous areas and at least 4.5°C below normal. reaches .

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