Heatwave warning for Telangana on June 5,6 

Nizamabad district recorded 45 degree Celsius while Hyderabad 42.7 degree Celsius.

Published: 02nd June 2019 07:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd June 2019 07:41 PM   |  A+A-

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At many places across Telangana, temperatures in excess of 40 degrees have been recorded Sunday (File Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)

By PTI

AMARAVATI/HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh and Telangana continued to reel under severe heatwave conditions with the mercury crossing the 45 degree celsius mark in a few places.

In Andhra Pradesh, towns in Nellore, Guntur and Prakasam districts recorded maximum temperature of 45-degree Celsius plus.

The state Real-Time Governance Centre Sunday said the heat wave conditions with temperatures touching upto 45 degrees would continue for the next four days.

At many places across the state, temperatures in excess of 40 degrees have been recorded Sunday.

Maximum temperatures are very likely to be in the range of 44-degree Celsius at few places in East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna, Guntur and Prakasham districts.

In Telangana, Adilabad district recorded the highest maximum temperature of 45.3 degree Celsius even as the Indian Meteorological Department issued heatwave warning at isolated pockets on June 5 and 6.

Thunderstorms accompanied by gusty winds (40 to 50 kmph) and lightning are very likely to occur at isolated places over Telangana on June 4 and 5, it forecast.

Nizamabad district recorded 45 degree Celsius while Hyderabad 42.7 degree Celsius.

The IMD advised people not to expose themselves directly to sunlight and take necessary precautions.

 

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