Balochistan dust storm lowers temp, causes haze over Mumbai
The Times of India Mumbai|January 24, 2022
Mumbai: A day after light rain, the city was layered with a sheet of dust all through Sunday because of occasional dust-raising winds. While visibility was thus reduced, Mumbai also saw its lowest January day temperature in a decade. The weather bureau’s Santacruz observatory recorded a maximum temperature of 23.8 degrees Celsius, which was almost seven degrees below normal.
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A HAZY SUNDAY FOR THE CITY

Occasional dust-raising winds led to a reduction in visibility in Mumbai on Sunday. The weather bureau explained why:

Saturday, early hrs - Dust-raising winds originate in Balochistan

Saturday, evening - The weather phenomenon moves eastwards, affecting Kutch, Saurashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan

Sunday morning - Mumbai, Pune, North Maharashtra and adjoining districts are affected

This is a short-lived phenomenon and would not be there for long — An IMD official

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