Hyderabad: The temperature across Telangana dropped to a new low over depression in the Bay Of Bengal as Pethai cyclone approached Tuni. Hyderabad outskirts chilled recording the lowest temperature in the city. A thick fog enveloped Shamshabad where the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is located. Thick fog also covered the skies causing a delay of few flights starting from Hyderabad. Few other planes are being operated via Bengaluru, it is learned.
Meanwhile, on Monday the South Central Railway cancelled over 50 trains in coastal Andhra Pradesh as Phethai was to hit the coast near Kakinada. Many trains from Vijayawada to various destinations in coastal Andhra were suspended as a precautionary measure.
The Visakhapatnam-Guntur Simhadri Express, Guntur-Visakhapatnam Simhadri Express, Visakhapatnam-Vijayawada Ratnachalam Express, Vijayawada-Visakhapatnam Ratnachalam Express, Narsapur-Nidadavolu Link Express and Nidadavolu-Narsapu Link Express were among the trains cancelled. Passenger trains between Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Guntur and Bhimavaram were also cancelled.