Telangana

3-day heatwave warning for Telangana

While there are nuances and region specific differences, the IMD broadly defines a heatwave as when a place’s temperature is 5-6°C above normal. Women walking in the scorching heat in Bhopal.   | Photo Credit: A. M. Faruqui

A heatwave warning has been issued to Telangana for the next three days with people being asked to avoid exposure to direct sunlight.

The India Meteorological Department in a bulletin on May 26 said isolated pockets in the State will experience heat wave conditions from May 26 to May 28.

It advised people not to expose themselves directly to sunlight and take necessary precautions.

On May 24, Ramagundam in Telangana recorded the highest maximum temperature of 45.2 degree Celsius followed by Khammam (45) and Hyderabad (42.2).

Parts of Telangana have been experiencing heatwave conditions for around a month now with the mercury crossing the 40 degree Celsius mark at several places.

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