Delhi remains hot at 43 degrees

New Delhi: Hot weather conditions continued in the national capital with the mercury touching 43 degrees Celsius in some parts of the city today.

The Safdarjung observatory, whose recording is considered official for the city, registered a maximum temperature of 41.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average while the minimum temperature settled at 29 degrees Celsius, a notch above the normal.

Areas under Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Aayangar recorded a maximum temperature of 43.4, 41.8, 42.6 and 42.8 degrees, respectively, said a MeT department official.

The humidity level oscillated between 56 and 28 per cent.

The MeT office has predicted overcast conditions with a possibility of thunder and lightning tomorrow.

“The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 41 and 30 degrees Celsius, respectively,” the weatherman said.

Yesterday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 42 and 28.1 degrees Celsius, respectively.