Govt committee to monitor high temperature impact on wheat crop

Delhi on Monday recorded season's hottest day at 33.6 degrees C

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Sanjeeb Mukherjee New Delhi
Delhi recorded the season’s highest temperature of 33.6 degree Celsius on Monday, even as the Centre indicated that it had set up a committee to monitor the impact of the rise in temperature on the wheat crop.

According to some meteorologists, temperature in Delhi on Monday was among the highest in the last 10 years and could signal the early onset of summer this year. The temperature was recorded at Delhi’s base Safdarjung Observatory.

The India Metereological Department meanwhile in its late evening update said that tthe maximum temperature is likely to remain above normal over many part of the

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First Published: Feb 20 2023 | 8:42 PM IST

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