At present, there is no hope for the people of Delhi to get relief from the summer heat. The India Meteorological Department says that the temperature is expected to increase in Delhi in the coming days. The national capital is likely to experience severe heat wave from April 28 with the temperature hovering around 44 degrees Celsius.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the temperature will also increase in the coming days, but after April 28, there is a possibility of heat wave. Here, on Sunday, the maximum temperature of the city was recorded at 39.5 degrees Celsius, while the minimum was recorded at 22.2 degrees Celsius. Meanwhile, as per the IMD update at 8.30 pm, the relative humidity in the city stood at 36 per cent. Sunrise in the city at 5.47 am and sunset at 6.52 pm. The air quality in Delhi was recorded in the ‘poor’ category.
Delhi has recorded scorching heat for eight days in April this year. In the plains, severe heat is declared when the maximum temperature exceeds 40 °C and is at least 4.5 °C above normal. The maximum temperature in the national capital was recorded at 43.2 degree Celsius on April 21, 2017. The all-time maximum temperature of the month was recorded on April 29, 1941, at 45.6 °C.
(With inputs from IANS)