Sky remained cloudy in Delhi on Tuesday

New Delhi:

After 13 days in the capital Delhi, people got some relief from the scorching heat.

After almost two weeks, the maximum temperature on Tuesday remained below 40 degrees.

The sky remained cloudy in Delhi, resulting in a drop in the maximum temperature and for the first time in the month of June, the maximum temperature was recorded below 40 degree Celsius.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum temperature recorded at Safdarjung Observatory was 39.6 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature on Monday was recorded at 43.7 degree Celsius.

On Tuesday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 31.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal.

All the weather stations in the national capital recorded the maximum temperature in the range of 38 degrees Celsius and 42 degrees Celsius.

In the coming days, there is a possibility of continuous western disturbance and low level easterly wind, which is expected to bring relief from the scorching heat.

Rain Alert: Alert of Meteorological Department, there will be rain in these areas, relief from heat 

The IMD has issued a yellow alert warning of thunderstorms or light rain in the next six days.

By Sunday, the mercury is expected to drop to 35 degree Celsius.

With the onset of monsoon season from June 1, no rain has been recorded in the capital this time.

Generally, Delhi receives 13.8 mm of rain in the first 13 days of the month of June.

Mahesh Palawat, vice-president (climate change and meteorology), Skymet, said that the monsoon is expected to reach Delhi on June 27 or a day or two before that.

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