×
E-PAPER ▾

E-paper

City

Capital records hottest day of season, mercury touches 400C

| | New Delhi

Delhi recorded the hottest day of the season on Monday with the mercury touching the 40-degrees Celsius mark."The maximum temperature was recorded at 40 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal, while the minimum temperature settled at 22.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal," a MeT official said. Humidity levels oscillated between 83 and 34 per cent.

The weatherman has predicted partly cloudy morning on Tuesday with the possibility of strong surface winds blowing during the day.

"The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to settle around 39 and 23 degrees Celsius," the official added. On Monday the maximum and minimum temperatures settled at 36.7 and 18.2 degrees Celsius, respectively.

An official of Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said very light rain with strong dust raising winds likely to occur Delhi and NCR areas on Monday night. Meanwhile Met in its weekly forecast mentioned that rain and thunderstorm activities may occur in Delhi on April 17, 19 and 20.

As per Skymet, a private weather forecast organization Currently, a Western Disturbance is clearing away from the Jammu and Kashmir region while another can be seen over North Pakistan and adjoining Jammu and Kashmir. "Along with this, its induced cyclonic circulation is seen over Haryana and adjoining areas. While Delhi falls in the peripherals of the systems, it still does stand a chance of witnessing some thunderclouds along with dust storm, thunderstorm activity today. Squally winds may accompany the region along with these weather activities," it said.

 

 
 
 
 
 

TOP STORIES

Sunday Edition

View All

My father lived, died for India, says Rahul

15 Jul 2018 | PTI | New Delhi

Amid row over alleged use of derogatory language in a web series while referring to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and the RSS believe that freedom of expression must be policed, while he regards it as a fundamental democratic right. “My father lived and died in the service of India...

Read More

STATE EDITIONS

View All

Two-month-old dies in 108-Amublance

18 Jul 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A two-month-old infant died due to suffocation after the door of the ‘108 Ambulance Service’ that was carrying him to a hospital malfunctioned and failed to open on time at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital here on Tuesday. The Ambulance operators tried to open the door for a couple of hours but failed to open it on time...

Read More

Page generated in 0.208 seconds.