Delhi on Saturday recorded a minimum temperature of 28.7 degrees Celsius, which is one degree Celsius above normal. India Meteorological Department (IMD) gave this information.
According to the IMD, the maximum temperature in the national capital is expected to reach 44 degrees Celsius. The department said that the sky is likely to remain clear in Delhi during the day, while heatwaves may occur in some places.
The IMD has issued a ‘yellow alert’ warning of heatwaves in some areas. The department said that the mercury can reach up to 44 degrees Celsius at Safdarjung Observatory. On Friday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 42.9 degrees Celsius.
IMD uses four color-based alert codes to give weather warnings, namely green (no action required), yellow (keep an eye and stay updated), orange (be prepared), and red (action). do) is included.
Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Climate Change and Meteorology), Skymet Weather, said, “Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, South Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi-NCR are likely to experience heatwave once again.” A heat wave is declared when it is more than 40 degrees Celsius and at least 4.5 degrees above normal.