The highest temperature of 45 degrees Celsius was recorded at Ramagundam and Hanamkonda.

Heat wave in Telangana likely to continue till May 25 Hyderabad sizzles at 42 degrees
news Weather Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 09:25

Telangana is in the middle of a torrid heat wave, which is likely to persist till May 25 as per a report in the Deccan Chronicle.  

Monday saw high temperatures at various places. The districts of Karimnagar and Warangal witnessed heat wave conditions in isolated places.

The highest temperature of 45 degrees Celsius was recorded at Ramagundam and Hanamkonda.

Nizamabad followed at 44 degrees while Hyderabad stood at 42 degrees.

Light rainfall also occurred at in some parts of the state like Konijerla, Manuguru and Bonakal of Khammam and at Kampasagar, the report adds.

Earlier, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had extended heat wave warning for all districts of Telangana till May 23.

On Friday, Hyderabad recorded maximum temperature of 43.8 degree Celsius in Shaikpet, Marredpally and Monda Market.

Several places in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district on Friday recorded temperatures of 47 degreed by the Automatic Weather Stations of Telangana State Development and Planning Society.

According to a Times of India report earlier, the temperatures in the city have dipped, but the humidity levels have gone up in the last few days, unlike other parts of Telangana. 

The New Indian Express report said that Mangapet in Bhupalpally district recorded 47.4 degree Celsius followed by Kamepalle in Khammam at 46.7 on Friday.

As many as 167 people have reportedly died of sunstroke in Telangana since April 1 although the deaths are yet to be confirmed as ‘heat wave deaths’.

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