Hyderabad: Cold wave to grip Telangana for next five days

Hyderabad: A cold wave warning has been issued for Telangana for five days. Severe cold conditions would prevail over some parts in all districts of Telangana during the five days, the Meteorological department said in a statement.

The cold climate have been such that the minimum temperatures in three districts have outdone their records of the coldest temperature to be recorded in them over the last ten years. The districts namely Adilabad, Bhadrachalam and Khammam on Thursday morning registered 3.7 degrees Celsius, 8.6 degrees Celsius and 9 degrees Celsius, respectively. The previous record of these areas was 3.9 degrees Celsius, 12.5 degrees Celsius and 10.6 degrees Celsius respectively.

IMD director YK Reddy told Telangana Today that “The warning has been issued due to a sudden drop in the temperature because of winds blowing from the north and north-easterly direction. If temperature drops by four degrees below normal on any given day, a cold wave is declared. The warning stands for 24 hours in northern Telangana.

The temperature in Hyderabad is expected to plummet further by another degree in next few days. GHMC disaster cell officials have received a cold wave warning and have geared up to prevent deaths of homeless who sleep on streets at night.

See the Temperatures of different districts as:

Adilabad- 3.7 degrees Celsius

Bhadrachalam- 8.6 degrees Celsius

Medak- 8.8 degrees Celsius

Khammam- 9 degrees Celsius

Ramagundam- 10 degrees Celsius

Hyderabad- 11.3 degrees Celsius

Hanamkonda- 11.5 degrees Celsius

Nizamabad- 11.7 degrees Celsius

Nalgonda- 14 degrees Celsius

Hakimpet- 14.6 degrees Celsius

Mahbubnagar- 15.1 degrees Celsius