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‘Rare’ drizzle brings respite to Mumbaikars

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Mar 16, 2018, 6:20 am IST
Updated : Mar 16, 2018, 6:20 am IST

The maximum temperature dropped to 32 degrees on Thursday as a cloudy layer and cool breeze engulfed the city.

Thursday as a cloudy layer and cool breeze engulfed the city. It was only three days ago when the city’s maximum temperature was recorded at 37.8 degrees.
 Thursday as a cloudy layer and cool breeze engulfed the city. It was only three days ago when the city’s maximum temperature was recorded at 37.8 degrees.

Mumbai: After two weeks of sweltering heat, Mumbai witnessed a respite from heat and humidity as the city witnessed a light drizzle in south Bombay and certain parts of the suburbs on Thursday. The maximum temperature dropped to 32 degrees on Thursday as a cloudy layer and cool breeze engulfed the city. It was only three days ago when the city’s maximum temperature was recorded at 37.8 degrees.

The weather department has  attributed the weather condition to the tropical depression over the Arabian Sea, which is moving in the direction of northwest. Calling it a rare occurrence at this period, officials from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) stated that such weather conditions are observed during May or during April end but this is the first time in the country that it has taken place in March.

As per the IMD advisory, there is a possibility of light rain over the Konkan, Mumbai, central Maharashtra, Vidarbha and Marathwada on Thursday and Friday. “The well-marked low pressure area over Lakshadweep and adjoining south east Arabian Sea persists. 

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