Mumbai Weather Update: City to feel the heat as maximum temperature rises to 34°C

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, May 09, 2020, 09:30 AM IST
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On Saturday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that the maximum temperature in Mumbai will be 34°C, while the minimum temperature will be 26°C.

The IMD in its weather forecast has stated that the maximum temperature in Santacruz will be 34°C, while the minimum temperature will be 26.1°C. On the other hand, the maximum temperature in Colaba will be 34°C, while the minimum temperature will be 26.2°C. Mumbai will witness clear sky today, with a relative humidity of about 69% in Santacruz and 89% in Colaba. The air quality index (AQI) for PM2.5 pollutants – was 38 (Good) on Saturday morning.

On March 30, the IMD predicted that the average temperature in some parts of the 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.

The country's meteorological department said that India will receive normal monsoon this season. In its forecast for the Southwest monsoon that covers 75 percent of the country, and thereby may bring much-needed respite to the economy, which is reeling under the catastrophic effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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