The city experienced a hot Wednesday as the maximum temperature touched 36.1 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal, as recorded by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The temperature saw a significant rise from Tuesday’s maximum temperature of 30.4 degrees, recorded at Santacruz.
The day temperature was recorded at 35.5 degrees Celsius — up from Tuesday’s 28.4.
The Colaba weather station recorded an increase of 7.1 degrees from Tuesday.
Officials from the weather department attributed the rise in temperature to the change in wind direction.