City in the grip of cold wave, records 7.8 deg C
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The city recorded the lowest minimum temperature in the state and lowest of the season till now on Sunday at 7.8 degrees Celsius, a dip of 3.6 degrees Celsius from normal. Very cold conditions prevailed in the the city in the early hours of Sunday and the minimum mercury mark is expected to remain around 8 degrees Celsius in the next 24 hours.
The temperature in Pune was even lower than popular hill station Mahabaleshwar, which recorded 11 degrees Celcius. The drop in temperature was attributed to cold waves in the north India. Cold conditions also prevailed in Konkan, central Maharashtra and Marathwada, where temperatures much lower than the average minimum were recorded on Sunday morning.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that a low pressure region was active on the sea from Lakshadweep to south Maharashtra. IMD said the atmosphere will be dry for coming 48 hours. Last week the city had recorded a significant rise in the minimum temperature due to cloudy conditions and rain. But the mercury started its downward movement since last three days.
The minimum temperature in Jalgaon was 11.3 degrees Celsius, Malegaon 11.3 and Satara 9.9 and Kolhapur 13.6. Aurangabad, Parbhani and Nanded recorded 10.5, 8.6 and 10 , respectively.
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