It was a cool, pleasant morning in the capital on Saturday with the minimum temperature settling a notch below average at 26.7 degrees Celsius. The Met Office has forecast a partly cloudy day ahead.
"The skies will become partly cloudy in the day and the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 40 degrees Celsius," an official of the India Meteorological Department said.
Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 69 percent.
Friday's maximum temperature was 40.6 degrees Celsius - average for this time of year, and the minimum was three notches below average at 24.8 degrees Celsius.