The national capital Monday reeled under hot and dry weather conditions, with the maximum temperature crossing the 41-degree Celsius mark.
The city recorded a high of 41.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, and a low of 25.4 degrees Celsius, a MeT official said.
Humidity levels oscillated between 16 and 62 per cent, he added.
The mercury will continue its upward trend and is likely to touch the 43-degree mark Tuesday. The minimum temperature is likely to hover around 25 degrees Celsius, the official said.