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25 days of severe heat so far this summer in Delhi, highest since 2012

New Delhi: Indian Administrative Service (IAS) trainee officials cover their faces on a hot summer day, as they wait for LS Speaker Om Birla at Parliament House complex in New Delhi, Saturday, June 11, 2022. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav)(PTI06_11_2022_000039A)
New Delhi, June 13
Delhi has recorded a maximum temperature of 42 degrees Celsius and above on 25 days so far this summer season, the highest number of such days since 2012, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD) data. In 2012, the city recorded a maximum temperature of 42 degrees Celsius or above on 30 days. The number of such days was 35 in 2010, the highest in the 1951-2022 period, the data showed.