June started on a cooler note in Delhi with back-to-back western disturbances bringing intermittent rains. The maximum temperature has remained well below the 40-degree mark this month so far.
Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded in the "moderate" category at 129, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data showed.
The humidity oscillated between 21 per cent and 80 per cent, it said.
Delhi is experiencing a scorching summer day as temperatures reach record highs, causing residents to seek relief from the intense heat.
Environment Minister Gopal Rai told PTI on Tuesday that the government is "holding discussions with experts, and a heatwave action plan will be prepared if something concrete emerges".
This is also the first time since 2011 that the national capital recorded a maximum temperature of 29 degrees Celsius or above in the first week of February.
According to the Met office, the observatories at Narela and Pitampura recorded 45 degrees Celsius, Ayanagar and Ridge reported 44 degrees Celsius and Palam recorded 43.8 degrees Celsius
A punishing cold wave swept Delhi on Monday with the minimum temperature at the Safdarjung observatory, the city's base station, plunging to 1.4 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the month since January 1, 2021.
Large parts of north and northwest India recorded below-normal maximum and minimum temperatures on most days this month before the western disturbance brought...
Tweeting an advisory the official handle of Indira Gandhi International Airport alerted all flyers urging them to contact their respective airlines for updates...
Meteorologists attributed the sharp drop in day temperatures to frigid northwesterly winds barrelling through the plains and reduced sunshine due to foggy...
Delhiites woke up to a cold Saturday morning as the minimum temperature in the city settled at six degrees Celsius
The AQI was in the "poor" category largely at the other weather stations, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
As of Tuesday morning, Delhi's temperature was 9.4 degrees Celsius, two degrees below normal.
The 24-hour average air quality index was in the poor category at 260, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi's maximum temperature on Thursday settled at 31.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above the normal.
The relative humidity was recorded at 68 per cent in the evening, according to the India Meteorological Department. The maximum temperature on Tuesday was...
Thundershowers, cloudy sky, gusty winds and light rainfall are predicted on the coming weekend and average maximum temperature might settle at 36*C.
India Meteorological Department(IMD) has predicted no significant change in maximum temperatures very likely over northwest and central India for the next 48...
Traffic snarls were also reported across Delhi as roads were blocked because of fallen trees and debris from damage from stormy winds.
The rains have turned weather pleasant in the national capital Delhi, which has been experiencing sweltering heatwave early this summer season.
In Delhi, the Safdarjung observatory recorded 45.6 degrees Celsius. The temperature recorded at Safdarjung was the highest in this season. Two other weather...
Najafgarh and Mungeshpur recorded the maximum temperature of 49*C, whereas city base station of Safdarjung recorded 46*C.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a yellow alert, warning of a dust storm or thunderstorm with winds gusting up to 50 kilometres per hour in...
The maximum temperature on Wednesday settled at 35.7 degrees Celsius, five notches above the normal.