Various parts of North India including Delhi saw some increase in temperature on Tuesday. Meanwhile the southwest monsoon is moving towards West Central and Bay of Bengal. Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of over 40 degrees Celsius. The temperature in Delhi was recorded at 40.6 degree Celsius on Tuesday at Safdarjung Observatory.
On Monday, the capital's temperature was 37.6 degrees Celsius. Apart from this, the humidity level was between 38 and 86. Haryana and Punjab have also recorded some increase in maximum temperature. In most parts, the temperature was close to or slightly below normal.
According to the Meteorological Department, the combined capital of the two states in Chandigarh was 37.6 degrees Celsius. In many parts of Uttar Pradesh, the mercury remained above 40 degrees. The highest temperature in the state was recorded in Jhansi (42.5 ° C). Several parts of Rajasthan also recorded a rise in temperature on Tuesday. Sriganganagar was the hottest place in the state with a maximum temperature of 43.3 degrees Celsius.
The Meteorological Department in its All India Weather Forecast Bulletin said that the conditions are getting favorable for the southwest monsoon to move forward. The department said that 'the south-west monsoon has advanced into West Central and some other parts of the Bay of North Bengal today.'