New Delhi, May 29 -- Delhi experienced relief from a heat wave after five days on Thursday. Safdarjung station recorded 40.3 degree C which is normal for the season and nearly 6 degrees lower than Wednesday's maximum temperature of 45.9 degree C. Palam recorded 41.8 degree C, 1 degree above normal and 6.8 degree lower than Wednesday, Lodhi road and Ayanagar recorded a maximum of 38.4 degree C and 40.4 degree C, 2 and 1 degree C below normal respectively. Rain or thunderstorm is likely over the Western Himalaya region and northern plains from May 28 to May 30.

There is an orange alert for Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West and East UP and West and East Rajasthan. The alert implies that authorities will h...