After few days of temporary relief, heat wave is back in Punjab and Haryana, as maximum temperatures in most places rose on Thursday, with Hisar sizzling at 43 degrees Celsius.Chandigarh also experienced a hot day recording a high of 41 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal limits, the MeT Department report said.Severe heat wave conditions prevailed in the national capital on Thursday with the mercury crossing the 40 degree mark making it tough for Delhiites.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The Safdarjung observatory, the reading of which is considered as the official figure for the city recorded a maximum temperature of 42.3 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average while the minimum temperature settled at 30.7 degrees, three notches above the normal.The Palam observatory registered a maximum temperature of 43.8 degrees Celsius, said a Met Department official.Humidity level oscillated between 59 and 23%.The MeT office has forecast clear skies for Friday.”The skies will be mainly clear. Dusty haze is likely towards morning and evening.”The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hoverHisar in Haryana was hotter by a notch against normal.Among other places in Haryana, Ambala’s maximum settled at 42.3 degrees Celsius, up three notches against normal.Karnal too had a hot day at 42 degrees Celsius, up two notches.In Punjab, Ludhiana braved a hot day at 42.6 degrees Celsius, up by three notches.Amritsar and Patiala also experienced a hot day recording above normal maximums of 40.3 degrees Celsius and 42 degrees Celsius.The weather is likely to be dry in Haryana and Punjab over the next two days, according to the MeT forecast.

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Killer heat wave is back: Maximum temperature rises in Punjab, Delhi to 43 degrees Celsius