Max temp seven degrees above normal, rains expected
NEW DELHI: Temperature in Delhi-NCR edged closer to that of peak summer, as the Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 37 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, the warmest in the season and nearly seven degrees above the normal.
"The minimum temperature was recorded at 17 degrees Celsius, two degrees above the normal," said an official of the Meteorological Department.
On Wednesday, the maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to hover at 35 and 18 degrees respectively, the official added.
Churu in Rajasthan recorded 38.5 degrees Celsius, while Hisar in Haryana saw its maximum temperature at a whopping 37.5 degrees Celsius. Maximum temperatures have been nearly 5 degrees above normal in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.