Hyderabad: After a few days of respite from the scorching sun thanks to the cyclone Laila, the twin cities were back on the burner. It experienced severe heat waves with mercury levels recording 44 degrees forcing Met officials to issue a heat wave warning for the next 48 hours on Tuesday.
The sudden rise in temperatures forced Hyderabadis to stay indoors for most of the afternoon and the roads wore a deserted look with hot winds picking up pace. The sudden rise in temperatures was due to a heat wave as the temperature shot up from 43.3 degrees on Monday to 44 degrees on Tuesday, Met officials said.
Also, parts of the city which are experiencing incessant power cuts made it even more taxing for citizens.
Moreover, Met officials added that the temperature would hover around 43 to 44 degrees for the next two days due to the heat waves which would pick up again after 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday.