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Mumbai experiences a rise in temperature, IMD predicts light rainfall

On Monday, October 4, Mumbai's maximum temperature touched 34.5 degrees Celsius. According to IMD's forecast, during this week, light to moderate rain with partly cloudy sky and thunderstorms will be experienced.

Mumbai experiences a rise in temperature, IMD predicts light rainfall
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Mumbai did not witness a considerable amount of rainfall in the past few days, due to which the city has experienced a rise in the temperature since the last three days.

Reportedly, on Monday, October 4, Mumbai's maximum temperature touched 34.5 degrees Celsius. The day temperature was 2 degrees above normal. On Saturday, October 2, the temperature was 32 degrees Celsius, and in the last two days, the maximum temperature is up by at least 2 points. 38.6 degrees Celsius was the highest maximum temperature recorded in October 2015.

The city's mean temperature for October is 33.4 degrees Celsius, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). On Monday, October 4 night the IMD’s Santacruz observatory had recorded a temperature of a minimum of 26.3 degrees Celsius. The temperature is 2 degrees above normal.

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By the end of the week, the maximum and minimum temperature is likely to drop slightly, as per the IMD's seven-day forecast. During this week, according to IMD's forecast, light to moderate rain with partly cloudy sky and thunderstorms will be experienced.

The maximum temperature in Mumbai has remained above normal on most of the days, of October, for the past five years. On October 29, 2018, the maximum temperature touched 38 degrees Celsius, which is considered to be the second hottest October in a decade.

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