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At 28.8°C, Mumbai records it’s lowest maximum temperature in December since 2014

Meanwhile, on Saturday, IMD’s Santacruz and Colaba observatory recorded the minimum temperature at 23.8 degrees Celsius. Moreover, Santacruz and Colaba recorded a high temperature of 28.8 degree Celsius and 28 degree Celsius respectively.

At 28.8°C, Mumbai records it’s lowest maximum temperature in December since 2014
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After experiencing unseasonal rains on December 11, the Mumbai division of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast a partly cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or thunderstorm for Saturday, December 12.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, IMD’s Santacruz and Colaba observatory recorded the minimum temperature at 23.8 degrees Celsius. Moreover, Santacruz and Colaba recorded a high temperature of 28.8 degree Celsius and 28 degree Celsius respectively.

IMD's Colaba observatory recorded a rainfall of 1.4mm, readings from Santacruz showed 0.7mm rainfall. In a tweet, IMD said, “Under the influence of northwesterly and southeasterly wind confluence over central parts of the country in lower levels, isolated to scattered thundershowers likely over Vidarbha during next 5 days and over Madhya Maharashtra and Konkan and Goa during next 2-3 days.”

Other parts of the state witnessed moderate to near heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours. Reportedly, the weather conditions have brought the city closer to winter, say weather department officials. However, the minimum temperature remained high.

K S Hosalikar, head of IMD Mumbai, in a series of tweet, said "While the city's maximum temperature has seen a significant dip in the past few days, rainfall too has contributed to keeping the city cool." "From 36 DEG C on December 9 to 28.8 DEG C on December 11; there is a fall by more than 7 Deg C. Cloudy sky and intermittent rains during the day kept Mumbai cool probably. But minimum temperature is still high keeping Mumbai in queue for its winter spell turn.”

The system over the Arabian Sea, and is likely to continue for the next three days. The IMD added that Mumbai is not likely to receive any unseasonal rain while several parts of Maharashtra including south Konkan and south-central Maharashtra may witness rainfall in the coming days.           

The effect of cold winds from the north and winds from the Bay of Bengal is likely to witness some rains and thunderstorms in the northern part of central Maharashtra. The meteorological department has also issued alerts in Dhule, Jalgaon, Nashik and Nandurbar districts for December 13-15.

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