Delhi, brace for SEVERE heat! Temperature can touch 47 degrees Celsius, IMD issues alert

The maximum temperature at the Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi’s base station, is predicted to settle at 44 degrees Celsius as against 42.5 degrees Celsius on Friday.  The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an ‘orange’ alert, warning that the mercury may soar to 46-47 degrees Celsius in parts of the city