The maximum temperature in Mumbai shot up by 8 deg C above normal temperature. It recorded 41 deg C recorded on 25th March 2018 is the second highest temperature recorded in the month of March during last 10 years.
Regional Meteorological Centre, Colaba informed that the departures were markedly above normal in stations in and around Mumbai. Severe heat wave conditions were observed in parts of Mumbai and around today. Similar conditions are likely to prevail for next 24 hours over the region Due to the prevailing strong Easterly wind from the land region, the temperatures are expected to rise and similar conditions are likely to prevail for next 24 hours over the region. Delayed setting of sea breeze also aided to the rise in temperature.
The highest maximum temperature recorded in the month of March so far in Mumbai was 41.7 deg Celsius (1956).