Delhi to have respite, showers expected on Tuesday

05 Jun 2017 | By Kanchan Monga
What's up with Delhi today?

Delhiites can heave a sigh of relief from the scorching heat on Tuesday with rainfall to be expected across Delhi NCR.

The Meteorological office has forecasted that the heat wave is likely to continue till Tuesday.

The mercury shot upto 47 degrees on Sunday making it the hottest day in the city since May 2015.

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