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Heat wave in TS, 8 dead





Hyderabad, May 22 ( The News ):

The widespread heat-wave sweeping across the two Telugu States – Telangana and AP, has so far claimed the lives of eight persons in Telangana with the solar intensity mounting by the day, according to IMD officials. Nalgonda and Ramagundam top

he temperature readings with 46.2 degrees Celsius while temperatures were above normal in many districts.

Officials warned that same weather would continue for another three days. Under the spell of relentless heat and hot winds the citizens of twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad mostly remained indoors fearing undesirable health effects under the impact of severe sun stroke.

In AP apart from the heat wave conditions, heavy gales uprooted trees which severed the electrical wires thus disrupting the traffic and power-cuts. Over 167 people died due to heat wave since April 1.





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