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    Capital sizzles at 52.3 degree Celsius, Delhi's Mungeshpur records highest ever temperature

    The Hawk
    May29/ 2024
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    This surpasses the previous record of 49.9 degrees Celsius noted just a day earlier.

    Labourers transport goods by a tri-cycle cart on a hot summer day, in New Delhi.

    New Delhi: Delhi's Mungeshpur area on Wednesday logged a maximum of 52.3 degrees Celsius, the highest ever temperature recorded in the city, officials said.

    On Tuesday, the weather station in the northwest Delhi locality recorded 49.9 degrees Celsius.

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    A day later, the temperature rose further with the weather station recording a maximum temperature of 52.3 degrees Celsius at 4.14 pm, according to the website.

    An IMD official told PTI, this is the highest ever maximum temperature recorded so far in Delhi.