New Delhi: After witnessing a pleasant winter chill for a nearly a week, the mercury rose again on Sunday with maximum temperatures reaching up to 32 degrees Celsius. Remarkably, Mumbai recorded the coldest winter day on December as the minimum temperature dropped to 16.4 degrees Celsius. Also Read - CSK vs RR IPL 2021: Probable XIs For Today’s Chennai Super Kings vs Rajasthan Royals T20 Match 12 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 7.30 PM April 19 Monday

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the rise in temperature has occurred due to a change in the wind direction towards south-easterly. “On Sunday, Mumbai’s minimum temperatures remained below 20 degrees consecutively for the last 4 days. However the temperatures were expected to rise gradually,” said KS Hosalikar, Deputy Director General (western region), IMD. Also Read - IPL 2021 PBKS vs CSK: Playing XI Updates, Pitch and Weather Report For Match 8 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 7.30 PM IST April 16 Friday

There was at least a 5.5 degrees increase compared to the cool conditions recorded on Saturday at 26.5 degrees Celsius, the Met recorded. The minimum temperature also rose a few notches on Sunday morning as the IMD Colaba and Santacruz observatory noted the lowest at 17.5 degrees Celsius and 19 degrees Celsius, respectively. Also Read - Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Capitals IPL 2021 Latest Match Preview: Predicted Playing 11, Mumbai Weather, Wankhede Pitch

Meanwhile, the relative humidity levels recorded on Sunday was at 68% and 54% in IMD Colaba and Santacruz, respectively.