The town was lit up with foggy climate and dusty winds on Sunday morning. The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has warned that cloudy sky will prevail over Mumbai, Pune, adjoining districts of North Maharashtra and Gujarat from Sunday morning and can proceed until early Monday.
Visibility was additionally poor at many locations in and round Mumbai on Sunday morning. Wind can be reported from these areas. Mud storms coming from the Gulf area and Karachi, Pakistan to Rajasthan and neighboring Gujarat, together with the Arabian Sea together with Mumbai are inflicting sand particles to enter and pollute the air.
“A reasonably excessive mud storm lashed the Gulf area on Saturday night. The temperature there was scorching, as a result of which mud was flying within the air. The climate in India is chilly, so the mud storm is not going to final lengthy. Nevertheless, temperatures had been heat over western components of India together with components of Maharashtra and Gujarat in the direction of Arabian Sea, making it favorable for storms to enter the nation. This led to storms polluting the air high quality of the regional belt, together with areas in Mumbai and Pune and past. The Air High quality Index, which had improved from passable, in some areas has now declined to ‘poor’, ‘very poor’ and a few stations have recorded AQI in ‘extreme’ class. The utmost influence can be seen within the areas adjoining to the Arabian Sea. However it will likely be short-lived,” stated Dr Gufran Baig, founder and challenge director, Programs Air High quality Climate Forecasting and Analysis (SAFAR) beneath the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
“An uncommon mud cowl was noticed in Mumbai on Sunday. Dusty winds blowing from the northwest from Iran by means of Balochistan and Sindh coast and the United Arab Emirates have introduced the mud particles in the direction of Gujarat and North Konkan (together with Mumbai). This mud cowl lined the town with haze and resulted in a chilly day. Humidity dropped, and air high quality worsened. However it’s a pure phenomenon and can steadily enhance,” stated Rajesh Kapadia of Climate of Climate, a preferred personal climate weblog.
Within the night, dusty winds blew from South Pakistan areas and adjoining Arabian Sea in the direction of Kutch and Saurashtra.
“Mud thunderstorm accompanied with floor winds gusting to 50 kmph gusting to 30-40 kmph, over Saurashtra and Kutch, and over Gujarat area and adjoining south Rajasthan and over Mumbai and adjoining areas on Sunday. Impressed. Dusty winds are blowing over Saurashtra coast since Saturday night. The Dwarka Meteorological Station recorded a visibility of 400 meters. In Porbandar, the wind pace was greater than 10 kmph and visibility was lower than a kilometer,” stated an IMD official.
Mumbai’s AQI ‘very poor’, ‘extreme’
Mumbai’s general AQI declined from 180 (average) on Sunday morning to 333 (very poor) by night. The worst hit was Malad, which recorded an AQI of 436.
Chembur recorded an AQI of 347, Andheri – 340, Bhandup – 336, Mazagon – 372, Worli – 319, BKC – 307.
Colaba-221, Borivali-162 and Navi Mumbai – 101
SAFAR categorized AQI ranges for PM2.5 within the 0-50 vary nearly as good; 51-100 as passable; 101-200 as medium; 201-300 as poor; 301-400 very unhealthy and over 400 extreme.
Residents strolling on Marine Strains this morning ravaged the town by unseasonal rain. Bhushan Koyende
The air high quality stage in Mumbai has additionally declined. , Bhushan Koyende
There’s a risk of a pointy drop within the temperature in Mumbai in the present day. , Bhushan Koyende
Earlier on Saturday, the town acquired gentle rain. , Bhushan Koyende
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