Scorching day ahead for Delhiites

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The national capital will continue to reel under searing temperatures Thursday with the maximum temperature likely to touch 45 degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said.

The Met department has forecast that the mercury level will increase further in the next few days.

‘The maximum temperature would hover around 45 degrees Celsius, four notches above the average and the minimum would be at 31 degrees Celsius Thursday. There is a possibility of dust and thunderstorms later in the evening,’ an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 44.6 degrees Celsius Wednesday and a minimum of 28.8 degrees Celsius.