Delhi stuck with extreme heat in May, mercury above 46 in some parts
New Delhi : Many parts of Delhi experienced heatwaves on Friday with temperature going above 46 degrees in some parts. Najafgarh recorded the high temperature of 46.1 degrees.
The Indian Meteorological Department (MeT) has issued an orange and yellow alert for the national capital with a prediction of mercury touching 44 degrees on an average. The temperature can also reach up to 47 degrees in isolated places.
The IMD issues warning in four colour codes - green (no action needed), yellow (watch and stay updated), orange (be prepared) and red (take action).
A little respite from the heatwave can only be seen next week when cloudy weather will be seen in the national capital.
Delhi has received just 0.3 mm of rainfall in the month of April against the monthly average of 12.2 mm. Same was the case with March.