Hyderabad: With the night temperatures across the state dropping day by day, Telangana is getting into winter mode. In many of the districts in the state, the minimum temperatures have gone upto 10-12 degrees Celsius.
According to the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS), Mangalpalle in Rangareddy and Sirpur in Kumaram Bheem Asifabad recorded the state's lowest minimum temperature of 8.6 degrees Celsius. Tallapally in Rangareddy recorded 8.7 degrees Celsius and Nyalkal in Sangareddy recorded 8.8 degrees Celsius.
In Hyderabad, the lowest minimum temperature of 12.1 degrees Celsius was recorded in West Marredpally.
On 29 October, Telangana Weatherman T Balaji wrote on Twitter, "All these days only North Telangana witnessed strong cold weather, but now the cold winds are spreading upto Hyderabad and also South TS." He added that from 1 December, there would be a temporary rise in temperatures due to moist winds.
According to IMD Hyderabad's observation, Dundigal recorded a minimum temperature 2-4 degrees less than the normal minimum temperature, compared to the last 24 hours. In general, minimum temperatures have fallen by 1.6 to 3 degrees Celsius in Hanamkonda, Hyderabad, Khammam, and Ramagundam. Minimum temperatures in Medak and Nalgonda have fallen by 3.1 to 5 degrees Celsius.
What to look for?
According to the TSDPS weather forecast, the temperatures are expected to rise on 1 and 2 December and a temporary relief in the cold wave is expected across Telangana.
According to IMD Hyderabad's seven day weather forecast, dry weather is likely to prevail over Telangana on 30 November and 1 December. On 2 and 3 December, light rains are expected at isolated places across the state. On 4 December, dry weather is expected to prevail.
Independent weather observer Rajanikanth Pooja popular as Weather@Hyderabad tweeted, "Min temp to rise across the state because of moist winds from Bay of Bengal. Hyderabad min temp could be 13-15 degrees Celsius."