New Delhi, June 2: Although it was clear sky for the national capital on Saturday morning, the Met issued storm warnings as the minimum temperature.
Sudden dust storms late on Friday in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad brought down the surging mercury by one point below the season’s average.
According to ABP news, Four people were killed in separate incidents in western UP and one person lost his life in the national capital, as strong winds uprooted trees, electric polls, and disrupted power supply.
“The sky was mainly clear in the morning. However, there is a possibility of dust storms and thunderstorms towards the afternoon and evening,” said an India Meteorological Department official forecast for the National Capital Region.
Around 54 percent humidity was recorded at 8.30 a.m.
The maximum temperature was likely to touch around 42 degrees Celsius.
The maximum temperature on Friday settled at 42 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average while the minimum temperature was 30 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average.