Delhi records highest temperature in history

 

A mirage shimmers over Rajpath leading to India Gate as temparatures rise in New Delhi on June 10, 2019.-AFP
A mirage shimmers over Rajpath leading to India Gate as temparatures rise in New Delhi on June 10, 2019.-AFP

New Delhi - Earlier, the highest temperature was recorded at 47.8 degree Celsius in 2014.

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Published: Mon 10 Jun 2019, 5:00 PM

Last updated: Mon 10 Jun 2019, 7:45 PM

Delhi on Monday (June 10) witnessed maximum temperature going to "record" 48 degree Celsius mark.
According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), an observatory in Safdarjung recorded maximum temperature at 45.6 degrees Celsius while the one in Palam saw mercury touching 48.0 degree mark.
Earlier, the highest temperature was recorded at 47.8 degree Celsius in 2014.

Western, central, and northern parts of the country on Monday witnessed a surge in temperature, making the heatwave conditions severe.



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