VISAKHAPATNAM: Mercury has been rising in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states for some days now, after a brief spell of rains. The maximum temperatures deviated by 2-5 degree Celsius from the normal ones and the situation is likely to prevail for another couple of days.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) reports, the temperature in the airport area of Visakhapatnam has increased by 5 degree Celsius and the same has been witnessed in many places across the state.
Machilipatnam has recorded 38 degree Celsius against the normal of 33 and Narasapur 36 degree Celsius against the normal of 32. Mercury levels in Bapatla, Kakinada, Vijayawada, Anantapur, Kadapa, Nandyal and many areas in Telangana are also soaring.
However, the duty officers of Cyclone Warning Centre said that there is no need to worry about the situation, which is a result of the early departure of monsoon.