Orange Alert Issued in Delhi Following the City’s Hottest April Day in 5 Years at 42.4° C.
At the Safdarjung monitoring station on Friday, the highest temperature was 41.6 degrees Celsius. The IMD has issued an orange notice for Sunday, April 10, since extreme heatwave conditions are predicted to persist over the national capital.
According to the IMD, Delhi was 42.4 degrees Celsius on Saturday, the hottest day in five years.
Previously, on April 21, 2017, the national capital experienced a high temperature of 43.2 degrees Celsius. The best possible
In its warning, the IMD stated that this is the first time in 72 years that Delhi has had such high temperatures in the first half of April. The month’s high temperature was 45.6 degrees Celsius on April 29, 1941.
At the Safdarjung monitoring station on Friday, the highest temperature was 41.6 degrees Celsius.
Similarly, the highest temperature in nearby Gurugram was 44.5 degrees Celsius, which was 10 degrees higher than the norm. On April 28, 1979, Gurugram had an all-time high maximum temperature of 44.8 degrees Celsius.
Haryana’s Faridabad had a high temperature of 45.2 degrees Celsius.