Telangana is likely to see temperatures soaring this month, with the maximum temperatures going up to as high as 47 or 48 degrees Celsius in some places, a weather official said Tuesday.
"May is peak summer. (High) temperatures are recorded in May... temperatures would be high in north Telangana areas, up to 47 degrees also," he said.
The record maximum temperature is 48.6 degrees Celsius registered in the temple town of Bhadrachalam in 1973.
During May, the maximum temperature may go up to 47-48 degrees Celsius at some places but not cross 48, the official said.
The temperatures would see changes, going up some days and falling some days, he said.
The highest maximum temperature of 44.6 was reported at Nalgonda on Tuesday.
The Met Centre at Hyderabad said heatwave conditions are very likely to prevail in some parts of the state till May 10.
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