Soon after Delhi witnessed a scorching temperature 45.2 degrees Celsius on Sunday, making it the hottest day in the capital, there was some relief on Monday as mercury dipped to two degrees. The maximum temperature on Monday would hover around 43 degrees Celsius and the minimum 29 degrees Celsius.
“It is expected to be cloudy which may further bring down the temperature,” a MeT official said.
According to officials, Delhiites soon to have some respite from summer as a thunderstorm is expected on Wednesday.
“Dust storm and thunderstorm are expected on May 17 (Wednesday). This will bring down the temperature a little bit for a couple of days. However, after that it will again increase,” an official said.
On Saturday, the MeT warned the capital of a heat wave-like condition this week. According to the weatherman, the hot winds coming in from the north-west and the dry conditions over Punjab and Haryana have forced the day temperature to shoot up.
Due to the party cloudy weather, the humidity levels will increase in the atmosphere from Tuesday evening. Rain intensity is expected to increase May 17 onward.