Heatwave conditions to continue for another two days
Hyderabad: Both Telugu States saw a steady rise in the temperatures due to the hot, dry winds blowing from Central India
Visakhapatnam: The temperatures are rising in both Telugu States to due to the hot, dry winds blowing from Central India. Due to this condition, the temperatures in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States have reached 43 degrees. The Indian Meteorological Department (MET) warned that these conditions would prevail more intensely in Madhya Pradesh, Marathwada, Telangana, some regions in Coastal Andhra, Rayalaseema. These hot and dry winds may continue for two to three days. The Meteorological department revealed that the average temperatures in both the States rose by 3-5 degrees already.
ISRO too warned that the temperatures would rise from Monday. Doctors warned people to stay indoors and complete any work by ten in the morning. It is estimated that the temperatures might reach 45 degrees.
Highest temperatures of 43 degrees were recorded in Kadapa and Kurnool towns on Monday. In Anantapur district 42, Nandhyala, Tirupati 41 degrees, Jangamaheswaram 40 degrees, Nandigama 39, Visakhapatnam, Tuni, Kavali, Kakinada recorded 36, Machilipatnam, Ongole 35, Narsapur, Kalingapatnam recorded 34 degrees respectively.
In Telangana, Adilabad, Nizamabad, Ramagundam, Medak recorded 42 degrees. While Bradrachalam, Mahaboobnagar 41, Hanmakonda, Hyderabad, Khammam, Nalgonda 40, Hakimpet recorded 39 degrees. On Saturday itself five people died in Telangana due to sunstroke. The coal belt area is the most affected.
On the other hand, the temperatures at night are gradually raising as humidity in the air is decreasing. People are expressing concern about these conditions in the month of April. The schools have not declared holidays and children are forced to attend the classes. Their health has become a matter of concern to parents.