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Mumbai Records 2nd Highest March Temperature in a Decade

India | News18 | March 26, 2018, 1:34 pm
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 The city recorded the second highest temperature in March in a decade on March 25, 2018, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. (Image: Reuters)

The city recorded the second highest temperature in March in a decade on March 25, 2018, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. (Image: Reuters)

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 The mercury soared to 41 degree Celsius, IMD director Shubhangi Bhute told PTI on March 26, 2018. (Image: Reuters)

The mercury soared to 41 degree Celsius, IMD director Shubhangi Bhute told PTI on March 26, 2018. (Image: Reuters)

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 This made Sunday the second hottest day in March this decade, getting within a touching distance of 41.3 degree Celsius recorded on March 17, 2011. ( Image: Reuters)

This made Sunday the second hottest day in March this decade, getting within a touching distance of 41.3 degree Celsius recorded on March 17, 2011. ( Image: Reuters)

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 The highest ever temperature recorded this month in Mumbai was on March 28, 1956 when the mercury reached 41.7 degree Celsius, Bhute said. (Image: PTI)

The highest ever temperature recorded this month in Mumbai was on March 28, 1956 when the mercury reached 41.7 degree Celsius, Bhute said. (Image: PTI)

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 The next few days are likely to be hot in Mumbai, with the temperatures likely to hover around 41 degree Celsius, according to the IMD. ( Image: Getty Images)

The next few days are likely to be hot in Mumbai, with the temperatures likely to hover around 41 degree Celsius, according to the IMD. ( Image: Getty Images)

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"A low-level inversion led to a spike in temperatures. The easterly winds don't let the sea breeze effect to set in, which is why the temperatures rise," the official said. (Image: Getty Images)