Mumbai Weather Update: IMD Predicts Heavy Rains In City This Week; AQI Stays In Satisfactory Category At 59

Mumbai Weather Update: IMD Predicts Heavy Rains In City This Week; AQI Stays In Satisfactory Category At 59

Monday began with a minimum temperature of 25°C, which is expected to rise to a high of 31°C. Throughout the day, temperatures are predicted to average around 29°C in both the city and suburbs.

Prathamesh KharadeUpdated: Monday, July 01, 2024, 09:03 AM IST
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Mumbai: The city awoke to cloudy skies, gusty winds, and light rain showers on Monday morning. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), these weather conditions are expected to persist, with heavy rains anticipated later in the day for both the city and its suburbs.

Today's Weather Update

Monday began with a minimum temperature of 25°C, which is expected to rise to a high of 31°C. Throughout the day, temperatures are predicted to average around 29°C in both the city and suburbs. South-southwesterly winds are forecasted at a speed of 13 km/h. The sun rose at 6:05 am and will set at 7:20 pm.

Weather For The Coming Days

Looking ahead, the minimum temperature is expected to remain at 25°C on Tuesday and Wednesday, with a slight drop to 24°C from Thursday to Saturday. For the rest of the week, minimum temperatures will range between 24-25°C, while maximum temperatures will likely vary between 29-31°C.

Heavy Rains To Continue This Week

The city and surrounding areas can expect heavy rainfall throughout the week as the monsoon has now settled in the region. The IMD has issued alerts for heavy rains in the city and surrounding regions. This rain will provide much-needed relief from the high temperatures experienced in recent weeks following a series of heatwaves over the past few months.

AQI Falls in Satisfactory Category

Regarding air quality, the Air Quality Index (AQI) for PM10 particles in Mumbai currently stands at 59, which is classified as 'satisfactory'. According to SAFAR-India, AQI values between zero and 50 are considered 'good', while values between 50 and 100 are 'satisfactory'. Moderate caution is advised for AQI levels between 100 and 200.

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