Mumbai Weather Update: City to feel the heat as maximum temperature rises to 34°C
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On Saturday, maximum temperature in Mumbai rose to 34°C, as per India Meteorological Department's (IMD) weather forecast. While on the other hand, minimum temperature was 24°C.

Mumbai will witness clear sky today, with a relative humidity of about 76% in Santacruz and 86% in Colaba. The air quality index (AQI) for PM2.5 pollutants – was 66 (Satisfactory) on Saturday morning.

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

Moreover, frequency of heat waves in the core heat wave zone is likely to be slightly above normal during the season. Core heat wave zone covers Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha, and Telangana and other meteorological subdivisions such as Marathawada, Madhya Maharashtra, and Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

The IMD Mumbai in its weather forecast for Friday stated that the maximum temperature in Santacruz was 32.6°C, while the minimum temperature was 24°C. On the other hand, the maximum temperature in Colaba was 32.2°C, while the minimum temperature was 24.2°C.

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