The national capital will experience a heatwave on Monday, with the high temperature expected to be approximately 43 degrees Celsius, according to the Met Office. The lowest temperature that morning was 27.3 degrees Celsius, which is a little higher than the season's normal.
During the day, the weather office has predicted a partly overcast sky with high surface breezes. In certain areas of the city, the high temperature on Sunday exceeded 45 degrees, with Najafgarh registering the highest reading at 46.3 degrees Celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department.
The observatories in Narela and Pitampura, Ayanagar and Ridge, and Palam reported high temperatures of 45 degrees Celsius, 44 degrees, and 43.8 degrees, respectively, according to the Met Office. Three degrees higher than the season's normal, the observatory at Safdarjung recorded a maximum temperature of 42.9 degrees Celsius.