Delhi residents are set to experience a prolonged heatwave over the next six days. The Meteorological Department has issued an Orange Alert for Wednesday and a Yellow Alert from Thursday through Monday, advising people to stay cautious.

Meteorological Department Warning

According to the Meteorological Department, Delhi has been experiencing a continuous heatwave for the past three days. On Tuesday, the maximum temperature in the capital was recorded at 43.8 degrees Celsius, which is four degrees above normal. The minimum temperature was 28 degrees Celsius, one degree above normal.

Temperature and Heatwave Effects:

  • Wednesday: The maximum temperature is expected to reach 45 degrees Celsius, with a minimum of around 29 degrees Celsius.


  • Thursday to Monday: A continuous heatwave is expected, with minimum temperatures rising to around 30 to 31 degrees Celsius. The weather will remain hot during both day and night.

Meeting to Reduce Pollution

On June 13, Environment Minister Gopal Rai will preside over a meeting under the Summer Action Plan to address pollution during the summer.

The minister stated that the Delhi government is running several campaigns to reduce pollution during the summer season. Officials from the DPCC, Environment, Forest, Development, and other related departments will attend the meeting.

Key Takeaways:

  • Delhi will experience a heatwave for the next six days.
  • An Orange Alert has been issued for Wednesday, and a Yellow Alert from Thursday to Monday.
  • The maximum temperature could reach 45 degrees Celsius.
  • A meeting to address pollution will be held on June 13 under the Summer Action Plan.

Important Information in Tabular Form:

Day Alert Maximum Temperature (°C) Minimum Temperature (°C)
Wednesday Orange 45 29
Thursday Yellow 44 30
Friday Yellow 44 30
Saturday Yellow 44 30
Sunday Yellow 44 31
Monday Yellow 44 31

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