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Heatwave warning for Telangana till June 2


Press Trust of India Hyderabad
Several parts of Telangana sizzled with the mercury crossing 43 degrees Celsius mark in two districts Thursday as the Met office warned the heatwave conditions were likely to continue till June 2.
It also said thunderstorm accompanied with gusty winds (30 kmph to 40 kmph) and lightning was likely to occur at isolated places in the state Friday.
Adilabad and Medak districts recorded a maximum temperature of 43.8 degree Celsius, the highest in the state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Nalgonda recorded 43 degree Celsius while Hyderabad 40 degree Celsius.
However, the mercury level dipped in several parts Thursday compared to the past few days when it crossed the 45 degree Celsius.
Noting that the heatwave condition was likely to continue for another three days, the department advised people not to expose themselves directly to sunlight and take necessary precautions.
Parts of Telangana have been experiencing heatwave conditions for around a month with the mercury crossing the 40 degree Celsius mark at several places.

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First Published: May 30 2019 | 8:10 PM IST

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