It was a sunny Wednesday morning in Delhi with the minimum temperature recorded at 29 degrees Celsius — one notch above the season's average, the Met Office said.

"The sky is likely to get partly cloudy towards the afternoon/evening. The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 42 degrees Celsius," said an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 44 per cent.

On 13 June, maximum temperature settled at 42 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 28.1 degrees Celsius, the season's average.