New Delhi, April 25: Heatwave conditions in Delhi continued to intensify with mercury level touching 41.7 degrees Celsius on Wednesday. Reports inform that residents in the national capital will have to brace for hot and dry days in the coming week. The highest temperature was registered at 45 degrees Celsius in Madhya Pradesh's Khargone and Maharashtra's Brahmapuri, reports said. Weather forecasters however, rule out possibility of any rain till end of this month. Mumbai Records Hottest Day of Season at 40 Degrees Celsius, Temperature Said to Touch 42 Degrees on Tuesday.
According to a TOI report, a senior MeTofficial was quoted saying that the temperature in the national capital is predicted to rise and is likely to stay in this range (high) for the next few days. Parts of the national capital region (NCR) have been witnessing heatwave conditions and the maximum is unlikely to go down much. Heatwave conditions in the central parts of the country are likely to remain the same as temperature is expected to remain to the tune of 42-45 degrees Celsius for a week.
The official further added saying that a dust storm is expected to hit NCR from Rajasthan in the next 48 hours. Meanwhile, private weather agency Skymet Weather, the western disturbance over the northwest Rajasthan may cause duststorms and thunderstorms in Rajasthan and parts of Haryana and Punjab- but not in Delhi. However, a
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), temperature in the national capital touched 41.7 degrees mark on Wednesday, which is four notches above the season's average. On Tuesday, maximum temperature was 40.3 degrees Celsius.