However, this morning, the breeze in some parts of the national capital helped the people to cool off.
The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 38 degrees Celsius, an India Meteorological Department official told IANS.
"Sky would remain partially cloudy with no chance for the rainfall. Due to the clouds, there would be a slight rise in the minimum temperature," the official said.
The humidity was 58 per cent.
Heat wave like conditions are prevailing in several states with the weather forecasters predicting a "mild heat wave" in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Maharashtra's Bhira village recorded 46.5 degrees
Meanwhile, private weather forecaster Skymet had predicted that many regions of the country would receive below normal rainfall this monsoon season.