Heat wave warning for Telangana

Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) The met office has issued heat wave warning for Telangana over next two days.

According to the metrological centre here, most places in Telangana are very likely to record maximum temperature between 40 and 45 degrees Celsius.

“Heat wave conditions very likely to prevail over some parts in the districts of Hyderabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Rangareddy, Khammam and Nalgonda,” said Y.K. Reddy, director in charge, Hyderabad metrological centre.

The highest maximum temperature of 44 degree Celsius was recorded at Nalgonda and Ramagundam on Tuesday.

Bhadrachalam and Nizamabad districts recorded 43 degrees. The mercury was 42 in Adilabad, Khammam, Mahabubnagar and Medak.

Hyderabad recorded 41 degree along with Hanamkonda.

Heat wave conditions have already claimed over 110 lives in Telangana and neighboring Andhra Pradesh this season.

While 66 people died in Telangana, 45 deaths were reported from Andhra Pradesh.

According to met office, the temperatures in Andhra Pradesh were markedly above normal at one or two places over coastal region and above normal at most places over Rayalaseema.

The highest maximum temperature of 43 degree Celsius was recorded at Tuni and Kurnool.

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