The minimum temperatures of many parts of Maharashtra are on a rise for the last four to five days. So much so that they increased by 4-8degree Celsius across most parts of the state
Initially, the continuous flow of northeasterly winds was keeping the temperatures down and many parts of the state were experiencing the winter chill during the early morning hours. However, now the rise in the temperatures have eradicated the winter chill in most parts, thereby making the days warmer.
For instance, as on January 7, Nashik’s minimum temperature was 4.9°C which jumped a few notches and settled at 12.8°C on January 11. Similarly, the night temperatures recorded on January 7 for Pune was 10.9°C which increased to 15.5°C in the last 24 hours. The minimum temperature as recorded by Mumbai’s Santa Cruz Observatory was 20.2°C yesterday which increased from 13.8°C as on January 7. The minimum of Aurangabad also shot up from 11.6°C to 14.2°C.