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Heat wave claims 274 lives so far

Heat wave claims 274 lives so far
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IMD warns of severe conditions during next 48 hours The Disaster Management officials said that Adilabad...

IMD warns of severe conditions during next 48 hours The Disaster Management officials said that Adilabad and Karimnagar topped the list, accounting 43 deaths each Hyderabad: The Disaster Management Department officials on Saturday confirmed that the heat wave had claimed 274 lives since April 1. heatThe Disaster Management officials said that Adilabad and Karimnagar topped the list, with 43 deaths each, followed by Prakhasam (40), Khammam (26), Warangal (20), East Godavari (18), West Godavari (16), Medak (12), Nizamabad (7), Anantapur (7), Srikakulam (7), Mahbubnagar (6), Chittoor (6), Guntur (6), Kurnool (5), YSR Kadapa (4), Vizianagaram (4), Nalgonda (3) and Visakhapatnam (1). The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning stating that heat wave conditions would also prevail in some parts of Telangana and Coastal Andhra Pradesh during the next 48 hours. The IMD said that the trough from southeast Uttar Pradesh to north coastal Andhra Pradesh across Chhattisgarh and interior Odisha with cyclonic circulation over southeast Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood persists. Severe heat wave conditions prevailed in several districts on Saturday and the highest maximum temperature of 47.3 degrees Celsius was recorded at Rentachintala.
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