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Delhi Sees Year's Hottest Day as Severe Heatwave Grips Capital

02/07/2021 12:33 PM | Click to read full article

Recording year’s highest temperature, a severe heatwave swept the national capital on Wednesday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting similar conditions on Thursday as well.

The mercury in Delhi settled at 43.5 degrees Celsius, even as the IMD said there may not be any respite soon as the monsoon is at least a week away.