Minimum temperature in Delhi on polling day is 30.6 degree Celsius, no possibility of heat wave

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New Delhi: Voting is underway on Saturday in all the seats of Delhi in the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections and people are coming out of their homes to vote amid the minimum temperature of 30.6 degrees Celsius. According to the Meteorological Department, a ‘yellow’ alert has been issued in the national capital.

An official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) told PTI, “There is no forecast of heat wave in the national capital. Heat wave like conditions may develop in remote areas like Najafgarh and Pusa.” The IMD official, however, cautioned that the temperature may rise after Saturday.

Humidity was recorded at 54 per cent at 8.30 am. The weather department has predicted mainly clear skies during the day and surface winds at a speed of 25-35 kmph. The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 44 degrees Celsius.

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