The maximum settled at 37.8 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal.
However, there was not much rainfall as the city only witnessed drizzle.Despite thunderstorm, the minimum temperature stood at 22.7 degrees Celsius, five notches above normal.
The condition is expected to worsen in the coming days, with the mercury expected to touch 39-40 degrees Celsius by the weekend.The thunderstorm struck the city at around 1.10am and lasted for an hour.
LUCKNOW: Thunderstorm, which left a trail of destruction in the city in the wee hours of Sunday, failed to bring any relief from scorching heat prevailing for the past two days.
On Monday, the sky is expected to be clear, with maximum and minimum around 37 and 22 degrees Celsius.The temperatures would decline by a degree or two on Tuesday and Wednesday, and touch 39-40 degrees by the weekend.
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