Wed was 2nd coldest Dec day in 10 yrs LOW-DOWN
MUMBAI: The cold wave from the north brought down the temperature in the suburbs to 11.6 degrees Celsius, 6.3 degrees below normal, making it the second lowest temperature in December in the past decade.
The lowest minimum temperature for the month in the past decade was 11.4 degrees Celsius, recorded on December 27, 2011. The all-time low for the month was 10.6 degrees Celsius, recorded on December 20, 1949.
“The temperatures have dropped as moderate to strong winds from the north are prevailing over Mumbai and surrounding areas such as Konkan and north-central Maharashtra. We expect these weather conditions to continue for the next two days,” said KS Hosalikar, deputy director general, western region, IMD.
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