Mumbai weather scorches in April heat as summer advances | Mumbai News – Times of India


MUMBAI: Day temperatures in the city rose sharply on Monday touching 38.5 degrees, almost five degrees above normal. A day ago on Sunday, the IMD Santacruz observatory had recorded maximum temperatures of 35.5 degrees. Residents said it was getting difficult to step out post noon with the hot air blowing. “Each year, it only feels like it is getting hotter. The noon hours are extremely hot and uncomfortable,” said Avani Mathur, a Ghatkopar resident.
Above normal temperatures are being recorded since last weekend. Last Thursday, city had recorded the highest day temperature for the season at 38.9 degrees. Meanwhile, IMD Colaba recorded maximum temperatures of 35 degrees – 2.2 degrees above normal. IMD forecast for next 24 hours puts maximum and minimum temperatures at around 38 and 24 degrees.


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