Hot, sultry day in capital

New Delhi: It was a hot and sultry day in the national capital today with the maximum temperature settling at 42.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 28.7 degrees Celsius, two notches above the normal, said a MeT department official.

The humidity oscillated between 64 and 18 per cent.

The MeT has forecast clear skies for tomorrow.

“The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to settle at 43 and 30 degrees Celsius, respectively,” the weatherman said.

Yesterday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 40.1 degrees and 26 degrees Celsius, respectively.