The residents of the national capital on Wednesday continued woke up to experience sudden change of weather giving residents respite from the scorching heat.
Delhiites woke up to a mist in the morning with the minimum temperature settling above the normal average temperatures.
According to the MeT department the national capital may witness light rains. The rainy spell will most likely stay for three days till June 8 or June 9. However, the residents of Delhi may witness a sunny day on June 7 with maximum temperature likely at 42 degrees Celsius.
The Safdarjung observatory, recording of which is considered the official figure for the city, registered a maximum temperature of 44.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above the normal, said a MeT department official.
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Areas under Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge and Ayanagar recorded a maximum temperature of 45.8, 43.6, 45.5 and 45.2 degrees Celsius respectively.
The humidity level oscillated between 40 and 19 per cent. The minimum temperature was pegged at 33.6 degrees, six notches above the season’s average.
The MeT office has predicted overcast conditions along with the possibility of rain, thunderstorm and dust storm.
“Two or three spells of rain/thunderstorm accompanied with squally winds exceeding 55 kmph would occur over Delhi/ NCR region from evening of June 6 to 8. Peak rain and thunderstorm activity is likely to occur on June 7,” read an SMS sent by the regional weather department.
The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover at 43 and 33 degrees Celsius respectively, the weatherman said.
On Sunday, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 44.6 and 30.4 degrees Celsius, respectively.