Mumbai clocks lowest temperature of 2021 at 15.3 degrees Celsius

On January 27, Mumbai recorded the lowest temperature with the minimum temperature in the city dipping to 15.3 degrees Celsius.

Mumbai clocks lowest temperature of 2021 at 15.3 degrees Celsius

On Wednesday, January 27, the people in Mumbai woke up to the wintry chills as the minimum temperature in the city dipped to 15.3 degrees Celsius.

Moreover, Mumbai recorded the lowest temperature so far that has been recorded this year. Earlier on December 29, the city clocked the lowest temperature of the season at 15 degrees Celsius.

According to reports, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had already predicted a decline in the temperature from today. In addition, KS Hosalikar, chief of the regional meteorological department, informed that the Santacruz observatory recorded a temperature of 15.3 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, Thane recorded a minimum temperature of 18 degrees Celsius while it was 18 degree Celsius in Colaba whereas Jalgaon recorded the minimum temperature of 11.5 degree Celsius, Nasik 12 degree Celsius, Malegaon 13 degree Celsius, Satara 14.6 degree Celsius, Pune 12.5 degree Celsius, Baramati 14.4 degree Celsius and Aurangabad 14.1 degree Celsius.

Meanwhile, on January 7, according to the System of Air Quality Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the air quality in Mumbai dropped to "very poor" category, with the overall air quality index (AQI) standing at 309. Moreover, as per the weather forecasting and research body, the AQI of Mumbai today is poor because of low dispersion and low-temperature variation. In addition, local emissions will lead to poor AQI for Mumbai for the next two days.

During the cold winter months, particulate matter and carbon monoxide pollutants from wood-burning increases. Moreover, with the resumption of activities in the state after the relaxations in the lockdown norms, the air quality index has deteriorated.

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