On Friday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted that the maximum temperature in Santacruz will be 29.9°C, while the minimum temperature will be 19.6°C giving Mumbaikars a slight relief from the heat.
The IMD, on the other hand, in its weather forecast has stated that the maximum temperature in Colaba will be 29.6°C, while the minimum temperature will be 21.5°C. Mumbai will witness partly cloudy sky today, with a relative humidity of about 70% in Santacruz and 76% in Colaba. The air quality index (AQI) for PM2.5 pollutants – was 91 (Satisfactory) on Friday morning.
Mumbai on Friday morning witnessed a drop in temperature. The IMD's Santacruz observatory reported 17.6°C on Friday morning. KS Hosalikar, the deputy director general, western region tweeted, "Very chill morning hrs in Mumbai today with Santacruz AWS reported 17.6 Deg C at 5.30 am of today morning 13 March. Min Temperature is yet to be reported. Please watch for updates."
He further said that "Watch for early morning temperature of Mumbai & around for tomorrow, 13 Mar, please. Min temp are likely to be as low as 18 Deg C & in some pockets further. Max temp could be around < 30 °C tomorrow. North Madhya Mah also likely to see a further drop in Tmin. Take care of health."
Earlier, on Thursday, the maximum temperature at Santacruz was 30.5°C and the minimum temperature was 21.3°C. On the other hand, the maximum temperature in Colaba was 30.4°C and the minimum was 22.2°C.