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Mercury rises in national capital

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Mercury soared in the national capital to record a maximum temperature of 37.2 degrees Celsius, even as the minimum slipped three notches.

"The minimum temperature was recorded at 23.2 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal," a MeT official said.

Safdarjung observatory, whose data is considered official for the city, recorded a maximum temperature of 37.2 degrees Celsius.

Humidity oscillated between 57 per cent and 24 per cent.

The MeT website has forecast partly cloudy skies for Monday, with maximum and minimum temperatures around 38 and 24 degree Celsius respectively.

Palam observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 23.6 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average, while the maximum temperature settled at 38.6 per cent.

On Saturday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 24.3 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature was recorded at 35.7 degrees Celsius.

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First Published: Sun, May 19 2019. 19:41 IST
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