New Delhi, Aug 2 (PTI) The national capital reeled under sultry weather on Sunday in the absence of rains.

The weather department said similar conditions will prevail for a week, as only scattered light rains are predicted during the period.

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The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative figures for the city, recorded a maximum temperature of 37 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal.

The mercury hovered between 36 and 38 degrees Celsius at most places in the city.

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Humidity levels shot up to 95 per cent, causing inconvenience to residents.

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