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
The Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi's base station, recorded a maximum temperature of 44.2*C, highest so far this season.
Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 40 degrees Celsius on Monday, a notch above normal for this time of the year, with a fresh spell of heatwave expected to sweep the national capital starting May 11.
Najafgarh and Mungeshpur recorded the maximum temperature of 49*C, whereas city base station of Safdarjung recorded 46*C.
The maximum temperature in Delhi is likely to hover around the 40-degree mark on Wednesday and start increasing thereafter as moisture-carrying easterly winds make way for hot and dry westerlies.
Cloudy skies and thunder may provide some relief from the intense heat in the upcoming week.