Cold rises again in Mumbai, ten year record also broken, white sheet covered the sky

Mofid Khan, Mumbai: After about a week’s relief, the winter season has started again in Mayanagari Mumbai. Due to unseasonal drizzle on Saturday and dust storm on Sunday morning, once again cold has knocked in Mumbai. There is a lot of discussion in the social about the winter of Mumbai. On Twitter, people have started sharing many posts related to cold. Two weeks before this, the cold in Mumbai had increased the trouble of Mumbaikars. Then the temperature had reached 17 degrees. The city of Mumbai generally has a habit of getting drenched in heat and sweat due to humidity. In such a situation, if there is a slight drop in the temperature, then it becomes a problem for the people of Mumbai.

ten year old record
In the month of January in Mumbai city, the record of last ten years of winter has been broken. According to the Meteorological Department, Sunday night was the coldest in Mumbai. The minimum temperature during this period had reached 15 degrees. Earlier in the year 2020, the lowest maximum temperature of 25.3 degrees was recorded in Mumbai city on 17 January. Last year, on 9 January 2021, the lowest maximum temperature was recorded at 28.8 degrees. According to the Meteorological Department, this week may be full of cold for the people of Mumbai. During this time the temperature is also expected to drop by 15 degrees.

air polluted due to dust
Let us inform that a dust storm from Pakistan reached Gujarat, Arabian Sea route and reached Maharashtra on Sunday morning. Due to this, unseasonal rains started in Konkan and cold air started in the surrounding areas including Mumbai. Regional Meteorological Department’s deputy director Jayanti Sarkar said that visibility was low on Sunday due to this dusty storm. It was a hazy morning in Mumbai. He told that the weather got cold, but due to dust particles, the air of Mumbai got polluted.

sheet of white dust
On Sunday, not only was it difficult to see the things in front of the vehicle while driving, but the clouds were also hiding and hiding. They were making the weather even more dull. Visibility is further reduced due to the absence of sunlight and the spread of dust particles.

The overall air quality index stood at 333
The dust storm has also affected the air level in Mumbai. According to the ‘Safar’ organization that monitors the air quality, the air quality of Mumbai has also overtaken Delhi on Sunday. On Sunday, the overall air quality index in Mumbai stood at 333, which means the air quality has been recorded in the very poor category. In the western suburb of Malad, the air was very toxic. Malad’s air quality has been recorded in the severe category with an AQI of 436. The air quality index has crossed 300 in Mazgaon, Bhandup, Worli, BKC, Chembur Andheri. The air quality at these places has been in the very poor category.

impact on health
Falling temperatures and affecting air quality can increase the difficulty of patients with respiratory problems. Especially patients suffering from allergies and asthma need to be more cautious. Doctors have instructed such people to wear masks while stepping out of the house. On the other hand, instead of self-medicating, in case of cold-cold or viral problem, it is advised to visit a doctor.

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