Over the past few days, Mumbai has been witnessing comfortable days with one or two hot days in between. On March 16, the entertainment capital had seen mercury reaching 36.6°C. However, passage of moderate and cool northwesterly thereafter had kept maximum as well as minimum temperatures under check.
On March 20, the city had clocked day maximum at 31.9°C, which is one degree below the normal average. However, weather is all set to change now as Mumbaikars would now have to battle hot and sultry weather conditions during the next week.
According to Skymet Weather, an anti cyclone is forming over South Pakistan, due to these hot winds would travel from Rajasthan and Gujarat to North Konkan region. These hot northeasterly winds would be responsible for increase in day temperatures.
Weathermen are predicting that this rise in the temperature would be a gradual one for the next three days. However, between March 24-26, Mumbai would see steep rise and maximum temperature may reach 38°C-39°C.
In fact, heatwave conditions would sweep across the city, paving way for extremely uneasy weather conditions.
Mumbai does not see any rains during this time of year. In fact, the city remains practically dry during March. Similar pattern would be followed in April. Slowly May onwards, pre-Monsoon activity would gain the momentum, with Monsoon following in June.
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