Mumbai weather update: Heat wave conditions likely in next 3 days, says IMD
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Mumbaikars on Friday continued to witness warm conditions, with the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) weather station in Santacruz recording maximum temperature of 38.7 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, the IMD has warned of heatwave conditions in some parts of Mumbai till Saturday. Parts of Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts will reel under heatwave conditions till Saturday, the IMD has said.

Taking to Twitter, IMD Mumbai chief KS Hosalikar wrote: "Heat wave conditions likely in Konkan including Mumbai coming 3 days upto 27 March."

According to IMD, the maximum temperature is very likely to rise even further with the possibility of heatwave conditions in isolated pockets of Konkan. As per the forecast, the weather will remain dry in Thane and Palghar regions.

On Friday, India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Santacruz observatory recorded the maximum temperature at 38.7 degrees Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 36.4 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, the Santacruz observatory in the western suburbs recorded a minimum temperature of 22.4 degrees Celsius, while the Colaba observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 24.5 degrees Celsius.

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