New Delhi, May 19 (PTI) It was a sunny and cloudy day in

patches in the national capital with the mercury hovering

around 42 degrees Celsius in some parts of the city.

The local MeT office has forecast overcast conditions,

rains and thunderstorm accompanied by a thunder squall in

Delhi and adjoining areas from tomorrow till May 22.

The Safdarjung observatory, recording of which is

considered official, registered a maximum temperature of 41.4

degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average.

Areas under Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar

observatories recorded maximum temperatures of 42.2, 41.7,

42.3 and 41.2 degrees Celsius respectively, a MeT Department

official said.

The minimum temperature settled at 27.4 degrees Celsius,

a notch above the normal, the official said.

The humidity level oscillated between 72 and 27 per cent.

“Maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover

around 40 and 28 degrees Celsius respectively,” the weatherman


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