Mumbai: City witnessed a chilly Christmas morning as a cold wave hits the city and suburban areas on Sunday morning. Santacruz's minimum temperature was recorded at 15 degrees Celsius - the lowest temperature of this year’s winter season.
City witnessed a chilly morning today consecutively second day after Saturday. Earlier, marked as the coldest day of this month, the suburbs recorded a minimum temperature of 16 degree Celsius on Saturday. The minimum temperature had dropped to 17.4 degree Celsius on 29 December last year. A minimum of 18.8 degree Celsius was recorded in Colaba.
Temperature to drop further on weekend
The dip in temperature has been two degrees below normal. Moreover, the city temperature is expected to drop further by one to two degree Celsius on weekend, as per the Regional Meteorological Centre, Colaba.
Two weeks back, Mumbai was the hottest city across the country, as it recorded 35.6 degree Celsius on December 16. The temperature, since then, has seen steady drop.
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