Mumbai: With Mumbai recording the season’s lowest minimal temperature at 18.4 degree Celsius on Saturday, and most assorted components of Maharashtra also witnessing an overall fall in the mercury levels, it can probably well maybe be an onset of winter, an IMD marvelous said.
Cyclones and severe depressions in the Bay of Bengal had delayed the appearance of winter in the mumble, the marvelous from the India Meteorological Division (IMD), Mumbai said.
“With their weakening, several areas in the mumble bear recorded a fall in the minimal temperature. This may maybe occasionally seemingly well be the beginning of the winter season in the mumble,” he said.
In accordance with the IMD, the Santacruz observatory in Mumbai on Saturday morning recorded a minimal temperature of 18.4 degree Celsius, which is the bottom up to now this season.
The departure from fashioned temperature changed into as soon as by 1.4 degree Celsius.
The the same observatory had on Friday recorded a minimal temperature of 19 degree Celsius, a fall by one degree Celsius from the fashioned, the marvelous said.
On Saturday, some assorted areas of the mumble also witnessed a fall in the minimal temperature. Parbhani in Marathwada space recorded 10.6 degree Celsius, Gondia in Vidarbha space 10.5 degree Celsius, Nashik in north Maharashtra 11.1 degree Celsius and Satara and Pune in western Maharashtra 13 and 11.5 degree Celsius respectively, the IMD said.
The very top departure in temperature changed into as soon as recorded at Parbhani, the put it dropped four degree Celsius below fashioned, he said.
Frosty climate performs a if truth be told important function in the expansion of Rabi crops, such as jowar, wheat and inexperienced gram and likewise triggers flowering in mango trees.
“For correct flowering of mango trees, there wants to be a fall in temperature. This may maybe occasionally seemingly well maybe moreover succor the trees undergo fruits from February onwards and may maybe well maybe moreover moreover be harvested from April in Maharashtra,” an agriculture expert said.
Maharashtra is a indispensable producer and exporter of Alphonso mangoes in the country.