At 10.8° C, Hyderabad gets coldest day in 6 years

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Dec 21, 2017, 1:16 am IST
Updated Dec 21, 2017, 1:16 am IST
December 20 was the coldest day in the last six years in Hyderabad.
 All through the years since then, the lowest has revolved in the range of 12—11—10 degrees C.
  All through the years since then, the lowest has revolved in the range of 12—11—10 degrees C.

Hyderabad: December 20 was the coldest day in the last six years in Hyderabad. So if you thought Tuesday was very chilly, Wednesday night temperatures plunged to 10.8° C, the lowest since 2010. Telangana is in the grip of a ‘cold wave’ and this weather condition is likely to continue for the next two days, current forecasts suggest.

Adilabad stood at 4 degrees C, the lowest in the entire state, followed by Medak 7°, Khammam and Badrachalam at 9°. Nalgonda district though recorded a warm 15°. 

 

Back in 2010, Hyderabad recorded a low of 8.9° C on December 21. All through the years since then, the lowest has revolved in the range of 12—11—10 degrees C. The all-time record for the city was 7.1 degrees C recorded on December 14, 1966. 

‘Cold wave’ conditions are announced only when the temperatures drop by five 5 degrees below the normal for that time of the winter season. For instance, the normal for Hyderabad in December is 15 ° C. Fog or mist is forecast for the city for the December 20-24 period.

Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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