Record 52.9 degrees Celsius in Delhi's Mungeshpur 'could be due to error in sensor,' says IMD; examining data, sensors

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 29 May 2024 ()
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) clarified that the maximum temperature of over 52 degrees Celsius recorded in Delhi's Mungeshpur on Wednesday was an "error in sensor or local factor."
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