Hot day in Delhi, mer­cury touches 40°C in some parts

Millennium Post - - CITY -

NEW DELHI: It was a hot Sun­day here with the mer­cury touch­ing the 40 de­grees mark in some parts of the na­tional Cap­i­tal.

The Saf­dar­jung ob­ser­va­tory – the record­ing of which is con­sid­ered of­fi­cial for the city – regis­tered a max­i­mum tem­per­a­ture of 38.6 de­grees Cel­sius, two notches above the nor­mal, said a me­te­o­ro­log­i­cal de­part­ment of­fi­cial.

The Palam ob­ser­va­tory regis­tered a high of 40°C and the Lodhi Road ob­ser­va­tory recorded a max­i­mum tem­per­a­ture of 38°C, the of­fi­cial said.

The min­i­mum tem­per­a­ture on Sun­day was pegged at 20 de­grees Cel­sius, nor­mal for this time of the year.

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