Mumbai's maximum temperature rises to 34° C

Mumbai's maximum temperature rises to 34° C

On Wednesday, the mercury soared high as the maximum temperature in Mumbai rose to 34° Celcius, as per the weather forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department's (IMD) weather forecast. The city recorded a minimum temperature of 24° C on Wednesday.

As per the IMD forecast, Mumbaikars will witness a clear sky today, with a relative humidity of about 74 per cent in Santacruz and 87 per cent in Colaba. The air quality index (AQI) for PM2.5 pollutants was  70 on Monday morning, which is considered 'Satisfactory' as per AQI standards.

With the lockdown in place, the air quality of Maharashtra has improved a lot. The air quality in some areas of the state even ranked 'Good' as compared to 'Poor' a month ago.

Further, IMD has predicted isolated thunderstorms with lightning and gusty winds. These thunderstorms are likely over parts of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Interior Karnataka, south Madhya Maharashtra, Marathawada and Vidarbha in the next 5 days.

On March 30, the meteorological department had predicted that average temperature in some parts of the country is likely to remain above normal during the April-June period. The prediction further said, "the April-June seasonal average minimum and mean temperatures are also likely to be warmer than normal by 0.5 to 1.0 degree Celcius over most of the subdivisions of northwest, west, central, east and western peninsular India."

As per weather forecasting website, AccuWeather, this week, i.e. from Wednesday (April 15) to Sunday (April 19), the maximum temperature in Mumbai will range between 33° C- 36° C whereas the minimum temperature is predicted between 27° C- 29° C.

In its weather forecast for Tuesday, IMD Mumbai had stated that the maximum temperature in Santacruz was 35.7° C and the minimum temperature was 25.6° C. Whereas, the maximum temperature in Colaba was 33.2° C and the minimum temperature was 25.5° C.

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