Delhi woke up to a hot and humid morning on Tuesday as the national capital continues to deal with tremendous heatwave. In addition, Delhiites should brace for more challenging summers as the weatherman has predicted the mercury to cross the 42-degree mark in some parts of the city.
"The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover at around 42 and 22 degrees respectively," the weatherman said.
Mainly clear skies are on the forecast for the day as no rainfall or thunderstorm is expected.
"The minimum temperature was recorded at 23.8 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year while the humidity level was 47 per cent," a MeT official said.
The mercury will continue to soar for the next three days, BP Yadav, head of the IMD's Regional Meteorological Centre said on Monday.
The city had recorded a maximum temperature of 41.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average on Monday.
The minimum temperature had settled at 22.4 degrees, two notches below normal.
Delhi witnessed a spell of pre-monsoon weather activities on May 3 with dust storm, rain and thundershowers.
Both the Delhi Observatories – Palam and Safdarjung had recorded light to moderate rains.