Light rainfall on Sunday brought respite from the intense heat in the national capital, with the minimum temperature recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, the season’s average.
The weather office has forecast rain during the day and said that the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 40 degrees Celsius.
“The sky will remain cloudy in the day. Duststorm and thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and gusty winds at the speed 40-50 km per hour is expected at some isolated places,” said an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official.
Saturday’s maximum temperature was recorded at 43.4 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season’s average, while the minimum was 27.8 degree Celsius.