The temperature reached 45.1 degree Celsius in Mungeshpur in North-West Delhi on Wednesday.

New Delhi:

Despite the forecast of cloudy sky and light rain on Wednesday by the Meteorological Department, heat wave has returned in some parts of the capital.

Delhi's Safdarjung Observatory on Tuesday recorded a maximum temperature of 42.2 degrees Celsius against 39.6 degrees Celsius.

The temperature in north-west Delhi's Mungeshpur soared to 45.1 degrees Celsius, making it the capital's hottest place on Wednesday.

Heat wave conditions were recorded in four of the 11 weather stations in Delhi.

The maximum temperature at these places was recorded at least 4.5 degrees Celsius above normal.

According to meteorologists, the thunderstorms were confined to parts of Uttar Pradesh like Mathura, Hathras and Aligarh.

He said that a trough formed over this area is very likely to move towards the national capital.

Mahesh Palawat, Vice President, Skymet Weather, said, "A fresh Western Disturbance, an induced cyclonic circulation over Punjab and moisture-laden easterly winds are likely to provide respite from the heat from Thursday." A 'Yellow Alert' was issued in the capital, warning of thunderstorms and strong winds till Wednesday afternoon or evening.

The effect of heat wave was seen in 18 cities of the country on Wednesday.

The temperature in Una of Himachal Pradesh was recorded at 43 degrees Celsius. While in Amritsar, Punjab, the temperature was at 43.3 degrees Celsius.

In Haryana's Hisar, the temperature was recorded at 44 degree Celsius.

The temperature was 45.7 in Ganganagar in Rajasthan and 43 degree in Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

According to the IMD, it was cloudy in Delhi on Tuesday, due to which the maximum temperature at Safdarjung Observatory dropped below 40 degrees Celsius for the first time in this month.

The IMD said, the heat is expected to subside in the next few days with the possibility of continuous western disturbances and easterly winds at lower levels.

The IMD has issued a 'Yellow Alert' with a warning of thunderstorms or light rain in the next six days.

The mercury is expected to drop to 34 degree Celsius by Monday.

The Meteorological Department said that after June 21, the weather will clear and dry westerly winds will prevail, but the temperature is not expected to rise.

Monsoon is expected to reach Delhi on June 27 or a day or two before the normal date. Last year, the IMD had predicted that the monsoon would arrive in Delhi about two weeks earlier than expected.

However, it arrived on July 13, making it the most late-arriving monsoon in 19 years.

According to IMD data, the 30-day maximum temperature in the capital in 2012 was 42 degrees Celsius or more, while in 2010 it was 35 days, the highest in the period 1951-2022.

Let us inform that the sky was cloudy in Delhi on Tuesday, 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.India Meteorological Department (IMD) According to Safdarjung Observatory, the maximum temperature was recorded at 39.6 degree Celsius.

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

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