Hot day in Delhi, Wednesday likely to be same (Lead)

May 22nd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) It was a hot Tuesday for the capital with the maximum temperature rising to 42.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above average. Wednesday is likely to be the same, the weather office here said.

The minimum temperature Tuesday was one notch above average at 27.2 degrees Celsius. The humidity saw a high and low of 55 and 18 percent, respectively.

The weather department forecast similar temperatures and mainly clear skies for Wednesday.

“Wednesday should have mainly clear skies with the maximum and minimum temperatures of 43 and 27 degrees Celsius, respectively,” an official at the India Meteorological Department told IANS.

Monday’s maximum and minimum temperatures were 42.3 and 27.7 degrees Celsius, respectively.

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