Delhi likely to get relief from heat wave, Meteorological Department predicts light rain

New Delhi: On Tuesday (June 14) morning, there was a slight drop in the mercury and the minimum temperature was recorded at 31.2 degree Celsius. Relief amid scorching heat The city was in the grip of scorching heat on Monday, where the maximum temperature was recorded at 46 degrees Celsius and above at several weather stations. However, some relief is expected from the scorching heat in two days. The pre-monsoon activity is expected to increase till June 16 and the maximum temperature is likely to drop by seven to eight degrees in the next two-three days.

The maximum temperature is likely to reach 44 degree Celsius on Tuesday. The minimum temperature in Delhi on Monday was recorded at 31.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal.
The minimum temperature in the national capital on Tuesday was 31.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal.

As per the data shared by the MeT office, the relative humidity was recorded at 40 per cent at 8:30 am.
The city recorded a maximum temperature of 43.7 degrees Celsius on Monday, four notches above the season’s average. The Meteorological Department has predicted a generally cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle later in the day. Also read: Danger of fourth wave of Kovid-19 looming over Delhi? Positivity rate above 7%

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) was recorded in the “poor” (203) category at around 9.30 am. An AQI between zero and 50 is considered “good”, 51 and 100 “satisfactory”, 101 and 200 “moderate”, 201 and 300 “poor”, 301 and 400 “very poor”, and 401 and 500 “severe”. .