Mercury levels drop in Andhra Pradesh, lowest temp of 9°C recorded at Dumbriguda

The Mercury levels are likely to be near zero degrees in some parts of Vizag Agency, especially in Lambasingi also known as the ‘Kashmir of Andhra’ where the temperature drops to zero during winters.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  16 Dec 2021 10:32 AM GMT
Mercury levels drop in Andhra Pradesh, lowest temp of 9°C recorded at Dumbriguda

Hyderabad: It is time to take your woolens out of the closet. Weathermen predict cold wave conditions with a drop in temperatures in Andhra Pradesh after 18 December.

The minimum temperatures in many parts of Andhra Pradesh dropped even as dry weather prevailed in coastal AP and Rayalaseema areas. In the last few days, chilly winds hit the districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam Agency, Anantapur, and Kurnool.

According to data, on 16 December Andhra Pradesh reported its lowest temperature of 9°C at Dumbriguda (Vizag). It was 9.3°C at Araku Valley (Vizag), 11.8°C at Paderu (Vizag), 12.3°C at Levidi (Vizianagaram), 13°C at Maredumilli (East Godavari), 14°C at Madakasira (Anantapur), 15.3°C at Mantralayam (Anantapur), and 15.8°C at Tirumala (Chittoor).

The Mercury levels are likely to be near zero degrees in some parts of Vizag Agency, especially in Lambasingi also known as the 'Kashmir of Andhra' where the temperature drops to zero degrees Celsius during the winter. The chilly weather conditions and foggy mornings in Lambasingi, Vanjagi, and Araku in Vizag Agency are attracting many tourists

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Amaravati, the northeast monsoons have been weak over coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema. For the next two days, there will be dry weather conditions in these regions.

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