Mumbai Weather Update: City to get some respite from heat as temperature drops to 33.6°C

Six days after witnessing season's hottest day at 38.1°C, the maximum temperature saw a slight drop to 33.6°C on Sunday.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast's the maximum temperature will be 33.6°C, with a minimum temperature of 19.6°C as per the Santacruz observatory on Sunday. In the meanwhile, the weather report forecasted a maximum temperature of 32°C and a minimum temperature of 21°C in Colaba.

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The city will witness a clear sky today, with a relative humidity of about 74% in Santacruz and 75% in Colaba, said the meteorological data. The air quality index (AQI) for PM2.5 pollutants – was 176 (Moderate) on Wednesday morning. According to weather.com, "expect widespread areas of smoke and haze, reducing visibility at times."

On Monday, The maximum temperature at Santacruz was 38.1°C, 7.1°C above normal, while Colaba recorded 34.5°C, 4.9°C above normal. It is the highest temperature so far this year, this season. However, the minimum temperature on Monday was close to normal, at 21.6° C and 19.8° C while relative humidity was 91% and 76% at Colaba and Santacruz respectively.

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