Hyderabad and various parts of the state are experiencing unpleasantly cold weather for a couple of days with a sudden fall in temperature. The sky was overcast with a slight drizzle and the influence of Cyclone Phethai saw the mercury plunge. Citizens were wrapped in sweaters in the city.
It was a feat in itself to reach schools and workplaces as cold winds and a thick fog cloaked the city. The day temperature fell to 20.8ºC and the minimum temperature was recorded at 18ºC. The night temperature is expected to fall to 15ºC while there will be an increase in the day temperature over the week.
According to the IMD, the lowest temperature of 13ºC was recorded at Medak. Heavy rain occurred at isolated places in the districts of Bhadradri Kothagudem and Khammam.