In areas of Delhi, the mercury reaches 47 degrees, with no relief in sight for the next two days.

The maximum temperature in Northwest Delhis Mungeshpur was 47.2 degrees Celsius, while Southwest Delhis Najafgarh was 47 degrees Celsius . The maximum temperature recorded on Saturday was 44.2 degrees Celsius, five degrees above average for this time of the year .

In the midst of a heatwave, the maximum temperature in Northwest Delhi's Mungeshpur was 47.2 degrees Celsius, while Southwest Delhi's Najafgarh was 47 degrees Celsius.The maximum temperature recorded on Saturday was 44.2 degrees Celsius, five degrees above average for this time of the year, according to the Safdarjung weather observatory, which serves as a reminder.When the maximum temperature is 40 degrees or higher and is 4.5 to 6.4 degrees higher than normal, a heatwave is described.The maximum temperature recorded on Saturday at the Mungeshpur weather station was eight degrees above normal, while in Najafgarh it was seven degrees above normal, indicating a severe heatwave.

Heatwave conditions are expected to persist for the next two days, though it could drop by two to four degrees over the subsequent three days, according to an IMD bulletin issued on Saturday night.On May 20, however, the maximum temperature is set to rise to 45 degrees.