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Severe cold wave warning for Telangana

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Hyderabad: In a first for this winter season, the Indian Meteorological Department has issued a severe cold wave warning for certain districts along the northern parts of the State. The warning issued on Thursday says: ‘Severe cold wave to cold wave conditions likely to prevail at a few places in the districts of Adilabad, Karimnagar, Medak and Khammam.’

The cold climes 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.

Speaking to Telangana Today IMD director YK Reddy said: “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.

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

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