Mumbai, Nov. 17 -- Recording a minimum temperature of 26.5 degrees Celsius, the city woke up to its second-warmest November morning in 10 years on Wednesday. The only time the state capital woke up to a higher minimum temperature was on November 4, 2018, when the mercury rose to 27.4 degrees Celsius.

Experts attributed the rise in temperature to the continued influence of a low-pressure system in the Arabian Sea, close to the Maharashtra coast, which scuttled wind patterns and led to an influx of moisture over the Konkan.

"A weak low-pressure system is bringing moisture in from the sea. This is making the air warmer. Also, with the wind speeds remaining slow, there is no cooling effect. This increasing humidity is also a sign of a thund...