The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that Mumbai is likely to see a generally cloudy sky with light rain for the next 48 hours. Owing to the weather conditions, the temperature will hover around 25 to 31 degrees Celsius.
Last week, Mumbai witnessed continuous moderate showers along with intense spells due to a cyclonic circulation. Pune and the ghat areas were put on alert by the weather department. Mumbaikars faced traffic snarls as heavy rains lashed India’s financial capital on Friday.
According to the IMD, the monsoon in Mumbai is likely to retreat in the first week of October while conditions have become favourable over northwest India with the presence of an anti-cyclonic flow and a drop in rainfall activity.
On Monday, in Santacruz, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 26.6 and 23.3 degrees Celsius respectively. The city recorded a relative humidity of 96 per cent.