The city continued to reel under sweltering heat with the maximum temperatures recorded being 39.4 degree Celsius and a minimum of 25.5 degree Celsius on Thursday.

Met officials forecast a maximum of 40 degree Celsius and a minimum of 27 degree Celsius on Friday. Rain or thundershowers would also occur in a few parts of the city towards the end of the day.

Meanwhile the hot conditions continued to prevail across the Andhra Pradesh with Hanamakonda recording a maximum of 42.8 degree Celsius, Kurnool - 41.3 degree Celsius and Anantapur 40.5 degree Celsius.