With temperature reaching 44, Delhi recorded its hottest day yesterday

With temperature reaching 44, Delhi recorded its hottest day yesterday

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-05-03 09:53 New Delhi: The national capital on Monday recorded its hottest day of the year, with the temperature soaring to 44 degrees. According to the Meteorological Department said, the maximum temperature recorded was two degrees higher than yesterday and four degrees above the season's average. The minimum temperature settled at 23.8 degrees Celsius. The Meteorological Department has, however, to the relief of the Delhiites, predicted partly cloudy skies along with the possibility of a dust storm or thunderstorm later today. On Sunday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 42 and 22 degrees Celsius respectively. In Rajasthan, the highest temperature of 46.5 was recorded at Phalodi town in Jodhpur district on Sunday, followed by Sri Ganganagar (46.3), Churu (46), Bikaner (45.8), and Barmer (45.2), and Jaipur (43.3). (ANI)