Tuesday is expected to be another hot and dry day in the national capital, with the mercury likely to touch the 43-degree Celsius mark, the weatherman said.
At 8:30 am, the city recorded a minimum of 23 degrees Celsius, and the humidity level at 36 per cent, the local MeT office said.
On Monday, the city recorded a high of 41.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, and a low of 25.4 degrees Celsius.
MeT officials had earlier predicted that the mercury will continue its upward trend this week.
Private weather agency Skymet had said that weather will remain dry throughout the remaining days of May and a few areas of the Delhi-NCR region may witness heat wave conditions.