Temperature rises by six degrees in just 24 hrs for the island city

The Colaba observatory registered a maximum temperature of 30.4 degree Celsius, which was 0.1 degree Celsius above normal, whereas the Santacruz observatory recorded 32 degrees Celsius, i.e. one degree above normal

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After a short chilly spell for two days, Mumbaikars faced a sudden spike in temperature on Sunday, January 5. The maximum temperature rose to 32 degrees Celsius, going as much as 5.5 degrees as compared to the temperature recorded on Saturday, January 4, i.e. 26.5 degrees.

According to weather experts, the sudden climate change is being attributed to a change in wind pattern. On Sunday, the Colaba observatory registered a maximum temperature of 30.4 degree Celsius, which was 0.1 degree Celsius above normal, whereas the Santacruz observatory recorded 32 degrees Celsius, i.e. one degree above normal.

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In the meantime, the minimum temperature too increased from 15.5 degrees on Saturday to 17.5 degrees. The Colaba and Santacruz observatory recorded 19 and 17.5 degrees Celsius, respectively. Alongside, the relative humidity in Mumbai was also recorded between 68 per cent and 54 per cent, at Colaba and Santacruz observatory, respectively.

With a change in weather, the doctors have cautioned that a series of physical problems can occur due to the marked difference in day and night temperature. These include viral infections and allergies along with cough and cold.

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