India, May 21 -- Delhi will have heatwave to severe conditions on Saturday when millions of voters in the national capital are due to vote for the seven Lok Sabha seats, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday

"Our warnings show that temperatures are likely to be high in heat wave category but voting is important and as far as we understand, measures are being taken to prevent emergencies," said a weather official.

Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said the temperature may breach 45degC on Saturday.

In a statement, Skymet said the Election Commission of India had made arrangements such as air coolers and mist fans, cold drinking water, shaded waiting areas, at the city's 2,627 polling booths to provide respite to voters...