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Delhi's Power Demand on Monday Night Was this Summer’s Highest as City Sweltered in Heatwave

Monday was the season's hottest day in national capital with the maximum temperature being 48 Degrees Celsius.

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Updated:June 11, 2019, 7:10 PM IST
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Delhi's Power Demand on Monday Night Was this Summer’s Highest as City Sweltered in Heatwave
A woman shields her child against direct heat as temperature soars, in New Delhi, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (PTI Photo/Atul Yadav)

New Delhi As there is no relief from the scorching heat, the peak power demand in Delhi broke all records of this season on Monday and touched a high of 6686 megawatt.

The peak power demand was recorded at 11.23 PM on Monday, a power discom official said.

On Tuesday, the peak power demand was 6679 MW at 3.04 PM, second highest in the month of June, according to state load dispatch centre (SLDC) figures. It was 6658 MW on June 6.

The mercury shattered all records in Delhi on Monday with parts of the national capital registering 48 degrees Celsius, the highest for the month of June.

This year, the highest peak demand is expected to cross the 7,400-MW mark, the official said.

Last year, the power demand breached the 7,000-MW mark in the city in July, peaking at 7,016 MW, they added.

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