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Nizamabad reels under heat wave, records 450C

Nizamabad reels under heat wave, records 450C
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Nizamabad reels under heat wave, records 450C. The Met office on Tuesday warned of rise in maximum temperatures by two to four degree Celsius leading...

Hyderabad: The Met office on Tuesday warned of rise in maximum temperatures by two to four degree Celsius leading to heat-wave conditions in Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana during the next 48 hours.

  • Warning of heat wave conditions in TS & coastal AP
  • Low pressure area likely to form in Bay of Bengal
  • Conditions favourable for further advancement of southwest monsoon

On Monday, Nizamabad recorded the highest maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius in the Southern region, as day temperatures rose markedly at one or two places in south coastal Andhra Pradesh and rose appreciably at a few places in rest of Andhra Pradesh.

As the summer peaks, a vendor moving with plastic pots on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Tuesday. Photo: Ch Prabhu Das

They were appreciably below normal at many places in rest of coastal AP, at one or two places in Telangana and Rayalaseema and below normal at a few places in rest of Telangana. The recordings of maximum temperatures in Telangana were: Adilabad 42, Hakimpet 38, Hanamkonda 40, Hyderabad 40, Mahabubnagar 40, Medak 40, Nalgonda 42, Ramagundam 44.

In Andhra Pradesh the maximum temperatures markedly rose at one or two in coastal AP and appreciably rose at one or two places in Rayalaseema. They were normal in coastal AP and appreciably below normal at one or two places in Rayalaseema. The highest maximum temperature of 42 degrees celsius was recorded at Jangamaheshwarapuram.

The other recordings in the State were: Bapatla 39, Kakinada 37, Kalingapatnam 35, Kavali 38, Machilipatnam 38, Nandigama 41, Narsapur 36, Nellore 40, Ongole 39, Tuni 39, Vijayawada 41, Visakhapatnam 36, Anantapur 39, Arogyavaram 35, Kadapa 39, Kurnool 40, Nandyal 40, Tirupati 38.

Meanwhile, the upper air cyclonic circulation over west-central Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh coast now lies over east-central and adjoining north-east of Bay of Bengal. Under its influence, a low pressure area would form over east-central Bay and its neighbourhood during the next 48 hours.

Conditions are favourable for further advancement of the southwest monsoon into some more parts of south Bay of Bengal, some parts of east central Bay and remaining parts of Andaman Islands and north Andaman during the next 48 hours.

Dry weather prevailed in Telangana. The chief amounts of rainfall recorded (in cm) were: Chodavaram 3, Madaka­sira, Rolla, Agali and Brahmasamudram 2 each. The Met office has forecast dry weather in AP and TS on May 21 and 22 and isolated rain in Rayalaseema on May 23.

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