“Owing to lower than normal temperatures at night across the state since a fortnight, the water vapour in the air is condensing and fog is being seen in the early hours,” said K. Seetharam, senior scientist, Met department, Hyderabad. According to the reports, the minimum temperatures recorded in Telangana were: Hanam-konda 17.5ºC, Nizamabad 18.6º, Hyderabad 19.2º and Ramagundam 19.5º.
The minimum temperatures in AP were distinctly higher: Tirupati 18ºC, Anantapur 16.6º, Kurnool 18.4º, Kalingapatnam 16.6º, Vizag 19.6º, Kakinada 19.6º, Vijayawada 19.4º, Machilipatnam 20º, Ongole 21.1º and Nellore 21.5ºC.
Met officials said, at Kalingapatnam it was recorded 3ºC from the normal night temperature. And in other places it was recorded between 1 and 3º Celsius. Mr Seetharam said “Dat temperatures are normal and the weather has remained mostly warm. This condition will last till the end of the month