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