Mumbai experienced a relatively hot February as compared top previous years. The scorching heat did not help the city's 'poor' air quality, which has become a source of concern for residents.
On Saturday morning, the city's temperature stood at 25.4°C while the humidity was 61%.
As per India Meteorological Department's (IMD) forecast the city may witness light rainfall on March 7.
'Poor' air quality
As per SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research), Mumbai's AQI was at 319 as of 9 am today, putting it in the 'poor' category. The PM2.5 and PM10 levels stood at 319 and 182 units, respectively.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in their daily forecast for the city and surrounding areas, said that the region will see clear sky for the next 48 hours. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 34°C & 23°C, respectively.
AQI of different areas in Mumbai
Colaba: 256 AQI Poor
Worli: 242 AQI Poor
Sion: 335 AQI Very Poor
Malad: 346 AQI Moderate
Bhandup: 218 AQI Poor
Navi Mumbai: 401 AQI Severe
Mazagaon: 245 AQI Poor