The scorching heat would continue to batter Delhi and its neighbouring areas – Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad – on Tuesday as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted the maximum temperature at 46 degrees Celsius.
The weather forecasting agency, however, predicted that tomorrow (June 12), the national capital will be hit by thunderstorm or dust storm.
Besides, the heatwave in many parts with a severe heatwave in isolated pockets over East Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh are also predicted.
“Heat wave to severe heat wave in isolated pockets over Uttar Pradesh; heat wave in isolated pockets over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema and Tamilnadu,” the IMD stated in its all India weather warning bulletin.
Earlier on Monday, the mercury shattered all records in Delhi with parts of the national capital recording an all-time high of 48 degrees Celsius. The city’s previous high of 47.8 degrees Celsius was recorded in Palam on June 9, 2014.