Yesterday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 42.6 and 28.7 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Maximum temperature recorded on Saturday was 41.9 degrees Celsius while the minimum was 26.4 degrees Celsius, which was hovering near 23 degrees Celsius, a couple of days ago.
Minimum humidity was 18 per cent and the maximum 64 per cent.
The mercury is expected to drop a few notches on Monday and respite is likely on June 6 in the form of thunderstorm and rain.
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Delhi residents reeled under extreme heat on Sunday as the temperature shot to 47 degrees Celsius in some parts of the Capital.
The Capital sizzled at 44.6 degree Celsius on Sunday, making it the hottest day of the season, said officials of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
In Shimla, more than 2,000 metres above the mean sea level, the maximum was recorded at 30.1 degrees. The weather department further told The Times of India that anti-cyclonic wind circulation over Rajasthan was responsible for this heat wave condition.
The extended weather forecast said that a mostly clear sky will become partly cloudy from Tuesday onwards with the possibility of thunder/lightning on Tuesday.