Cold wave claimed five lives in Karimnagar and Warrangal. The temperatures in Adilabad and Khammam fell to 5 centigrade low. Utnooru, Indravelli and Jaisur mandals of agency areas in Visakha also are reeling under cold wave. Lambasingi recorded the lowest temperature of 3 centigrade. Tourists are rushing to enjoy the snow capped areas. Medak, Ramagundam and Warangal recorded minimum temperatures of 9 degrees centigrades, 10 degrees centigrade and 17 degrees centigrade respectively.
North India also is in grip of cold wave. Srinagar recorded a minus temperature of 0.9 centigrade and Amarnath 1.9 minus centigrade. The low temperature in Delhi is 7 degrees centigrade. Utter Pradesh is enveloped by thick fog. The weather department says that the cold wave may continue for another one week.