Posted on Saturday @ 8.15pm:
On line with predictions, Mumbai Scruz is back to 35.0c on Saturday, and Colaba scaled down to 32.6c. Vagaries was 34.0c Saturday.
Alibag was down to 33.3c and Ratnagiri 33.6c, while Goa did not cross 34.0c.
While things cooled down in Konkan, Vidharbha heated up with Akola at 38.6c, Amraoti 38.0c, Wardha 38.2c and Nagpur 37.2c. Expected heat will remain string in Vidharbha on Sunday.
Jalgaon was the highest in India at 39.3c.
Surat was 37.4c, while Amreli was highest at 38.9c in Gujarat.
New Delhi Palam rose to 34.1c and Sjung heated uo to 33.8c, NCR has suddenly shot up more than the expected level of 32c, with all stations between 33/34c on Saturday.
Posted on Friday 8th..@8.20pm..
Mumbai Colaba falls to 33.9c on Friday from 38.6c on Thursday, a fall of 4.7c. vagaries recorded 36.0c, a fall of 0.3c since yesterday. Panjim drops to 35.3c and Ratnagiri was 34.2c on Friday, a fall of 4.2c. Overall falling trend seen due to early onset of W/SW sea breeze.
But, Mumbai Scruz still stubbornly stuck at 39c today, though we had expected till 38c..
As expected, Vidarbha temperatures have shown a rise today, with Akola at 37.6c, Chandrapur 37.4c, Amraoti at 37.2c and Nagpur rising to 36.3c.
Rajkot and Surendranagar remain the hottest in India on Friday at 40.3c. Saurashtra (including Rajkot) was forecasted by vagaries to record 40c as per yesterdays blog.
Surat saw 39.3c...(Forecasted 38c)
In Pakistan, it was Chhor at 40.2c, followed by Hydrerabad and Nawabshah at 37.5c.
Posted on Thursday, 7th March:
.Rain may still "linger" around the Mangalore-Cochin regions on Friday.Weather getting drier and rainfall decreasing in TN and Karnataka from Friday, 8th
Heat moving East into Vidharbha and Orissa regions.
9th March sees the M-1 moving into North Pakistan. Also, it moves into the Indian region with rain in Kashmir and HP and snow in higher reaches.
Mumbai: As the winds turn direction from Friday, 8th, we see a drop in the day temperatures, and increase in humidity levels from Friday.
Dropping from the 40c levels on Thursday to 38c on Friday, and finally 34/35c by Sunday. Nights will however show a steady but slow rise reaching 20c by Sunday.
Pune: Clear and "warming up" week end at around 36/37c and nights around 15/16c.
Surat: May hold on to around 37/38c Friday and Saturday and finally may decrease to 36c on Sunday..nights around 20/21c.
Saurastra (Including Rajkot) will see the daytime temperatures around 39/40c on Friday. Decrease by 2/3c from Saturday for the weekend.
Delhi NCR will be hazy in the day and highs on the weekend could reach 31/32c. Nights will be pleasant around 15/16c.
Mumbai Scruz , first to touch 40c in India this season..and was the hottest place in Asia today..7th March.
Scruz records 40.5c (+8.4c), and Colaba 38.6c (+7.9c) on Thursday, 7th March..
3 cities touch 40c today as the first in India this season.
For Mumbai, its not new to touch 40c and be the first city in India. It has happened before in 1981 when Mumbai was the first in India to reach 40c on 3rd March, and again in 2007 when Mumbai saw 40c first on 16th March.
Other highs in Konkan on 7th: ..Dahanu 38.6c (+8.6c), Ratnagiri 38.4c, Panjim 38.0c, Mahableshwar rose to 30.8c.
Gujarat saw Rajkot and Valsad at 40.1c. Surat reached 39.1c.
Incidently, the hottest in Pakistan on Thursday was at Chhor and Karachi..39c.