No respite from heat, mercury rises over normal in Delhi

New Delhi: There were no signs of any respite from heat in the national capital today with the maximum temperature settling four notches above normal at 44.6 degrees Celsius.

The sizzling heat wave continued with a hot Sunday morning here, while the minimum temperature settled three notches above season’s normal at 30.4 degrees Celsius.

The humidity levels oscillated between 44 and 15 per cent, weather department officials said.

The weatherman has forecast clear skies tomorrow.

“The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover around 43 and 32 degrees Celsius, respectively,” an official said.

Yesterday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 42.6 and 28.7 degrees Celsius, respectively.