Apart from the metropolis, several other parts of Maharashtra also reported a drop in night temperatures, resulting in chill and cool breeze in those areas, he said.
On Tuesday, the Santacruz observatory in the western suburbs recorded a minimum temperature of 16 degree Celsius, two degree below normal, IMD Mumbai’s deputy director general K S Hosalikar said.
Thane, adjoining Mumbai, recorded a minimum temperature 18 degree Celsius, he said.
Besides Mumbai and its neighbouring areas, the chill was also felt in parts of central Maharashtra and Vidarbha.
According to the IMD, the minimum temperature in Pune was 8.1 degree Celsius, while it was 8.4 degree Celsius in Nashik and 9 degree Celsius in Jalgaon.
Nagpur recorded a minimum temperature of 8.6 degree Celsius, Akola-9.6 degree Celsius and Gondia-7.8 degree Celsius, the IMD said.
Aurangabad recorded a minimum temperature of 9.2 degree Celsius, Parbhani 7.6 degree Celsius, Beed-10.1 degree Celsius and Osmanabad-11.4 degree Celsius, it said.
In western Maharashtra, Kolhapur had a minimum temperature of 11.4 degree Celsius, Sangli- 12.6 degree Celsius and Satara-9 degree Celsius, the IMD said.