The city was “almost” as cold as certain spots in north India, as its base temperature plunged to 13.8°C on Friday — the coolest morning so far this season.
The city’s most extreme temperature was likewise nearly on a standard with that in urban communities like Delhi, Patiala and Chandigarh, floating around 30°C. The base temperature in these north Indian urban areas was in the scope of 10-11°C. Pune’s base temperature was, subsequently, around two degrees higher than those spots.
The most extreme temperature in Shivajinagar on Friday was 30.9°C, while the base temperature on Friday early morning was 13.8°C. In Delhi, the day temperature was likewise 30.9°C on Friday, while its base temperature was 11.2°C.
In Chandigarh, the most extreme temperature was 30°C on Friday. The base temperature there was 11.2°C.
The day temperature of Patiala on Friday was 31.8°C, higher than Pune. Its base temperature was 11.1°C.
Shivajinagar was likewise the coolest spot in Pune, contrasted with Pashan and Lohegaon, where the base temperature was 14.5°C and 15°C, separately.
Anupam Kashyapi, head of climate, IMD, Pune, told TOI, “A western disturbance passed recently. It caused a drop in the night temperature in parts of the country and parts of Maharashtra, including Pune. There have also been instances of snowfall in the Himalayan region. Cold northerly and north-easterly winds are currently blowing into parts of Maharashtra, especially Vidarbha and north Maharashtra. The minimum temperature has dropped below normal significantly in Vidarbha, with negative minimum temperature departures ranging from 3-5 degrees. Most places in Maharashtra, including coastal cities, are recording below-normal night temperature currently.”
He said the night temperature was probably going to be in similar reach in parts of the state at any rate for the following couple of days. Pune would record essentials in the scope of 13-15°C, he added.
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