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Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, respite from heat likely later in the day

Vehicles ply at Rajpath as a mirage appears on it during a hot and hazy day in New Delhi. Photograph:( PTI )

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Jun 12, 2019, 10.07 AM (IST)

It was a partly cloudy Wednesday morning in the national capital, with the minimum temperature settling at 31 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.

Delhiites may get some respite from the oppressive heat as gusty winds and thunderstorm are likely in the later half of the day, a Meteorological Department official said.

The maximum temperature would be around 42 degrees Celsius, he said.

Relative humidity was 47 per cent at 8.30 am, the official added.

On Tuesday, the maximum temperature in the city was 44.5 degrees Celsius, five degrees above the season's average. 

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Delhiites may get some respite from the oppressive heat as gusty winds and thunderstorm are likely in the later half of the day, a Meteorological Department official said.