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Tel CS for action plan in view of severe heat forecast

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

Chief Secretary SP Singh today asked officials to prepare an action plan to deal with severe heat conditions during upcoming summer season.

Singh, who held a meeting with senior officials, referred to the forecast that mercury levels are likely to hover around 45 degree Celsius, a state release stated.

As per the release, 541 and 324 heat-related deaths occurred in 2015 and 2016, respectively.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 22:57 IST