Being a coastal city, Mumbai has never really experienced what can be honestly called 'winter'. The city has known a tropical climate, where the sea breeze keeps the matters humid yet quite pleasant. Which means that though the summers are quite warm, winters aren't much cold for the city.
Yet, if the past week's temperatures and social media memes are to be kept in account, Mumbai is experiencing some real cold. The temperatures in the city have averaged to be between 15-16 degrees which is a few notches below the average temperature.
What's the update?
Mumbai has been experiencing a bout of pleasant weather lately and it has left the citizens in a little bit of daze. The city which is known for heat and humidity has been experiencing an unusually 'cold' winter. Though, the weather are nowhere to be compared with northern cities which are reeling under an intense cold wave.
Mumbai woke up to a breezy morning on Friday where the temperatures were recorded at 12 degrees Celsius, while the temperature during the rest of the week was also observed to be between 15-17 degrees Celsius.
The residents of the city took to social media, to grieve about the weather and share memes about the drop in temperatures. While some were busy enjoying the weather and hoping that they make the best of the 'winter' that Mumbai is experiencing.
Though the temperatures are continually dropping by each day, a rise is expected by Monday with the arrival of fresh winter disturbances.
The pleasant weather in Mumbai it seems, is just what the the residents of the city needed. With the absence of usual humidity and heat, light scarves and jackets can now be easily spotted in the city.
So enjoy the weather while it lasts, go out sit in the sun, and maybe arrange a picnic with the family!