The Indian Meteorology Department on Monday observed that the temperature would increase by 2-3 degree Celsius above normal temperature in isolated parts of Telangana for the next two days. On Monday, three districts-- Adilabad, Nizamabad and Ramagundam-- in the state recorded above 40 degree Celsius maximum temperature. Hyderabad city recorded 38.8 degrees.
While Ramagundam in the state recorded the highest maximum temperature of 41 degree Celsius, Adilabad recorded 40.8 degrees followed by Nizamabad at 40.5 degrees. The lowest minimum temperature was recorded in Medak at 19.8 degree Celsius.
Badrachalam in the state recorded 39.2 degree Celsius, Hakimpet at 37.9, Dundigal at 38.1, Hanmakonda at 38, Khammam at 37.2, Mahabubnagar at 39, Medak at 38.3, and Nalgonda at 38.5 degree Celsius.
‚ÄúDuring the past 24 hours, few places in the northern and some parts of central Telangana have recorded 2-3 degrees above normal temperature. During the next 3-4 days, Telangana is likely to have dry weather conditions and maximum temperature is likely to be 40 degree Celsius. Hyderabad and adjoining areas are likely to have around 38-40 degree Celsius temperature and minimum temperature of 22-24 degree Celsius.‚ÄĚ said IMD Hyderabad, Head scientist Dr K Naga Ratna.
She added, ‚ÄúThe entire state is likely to have temperature ranging between 37-40 degree Celsius during the next 2-3 days and minimum temperature is likely to be around 20-24 degree Celsius.‚ÄĚ
The IMD said that there is cyclonic circulation over Central Maharashtra and neighbourhood which now lies over South Maharashtra and neighbourhood extending upto 0.9 km above mean sea level.
Meanwhile, the Telangana State Development Planning Society reported that in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), Narayanaguda recorded the highest of 39.4 degree Celsius maximum temperature on Monday while the lowest minimum temperature was recorded in Saroornagar at 21.8 degree Celsius.