Telangana will sizzle for two more days: IMD

Hyderabad: The sizzling heat wave conditions that baked Telangana on Saturday, will continue for two more days, the Indian Meteorological Department has warned.

In its forecast for the next four days – up to Wednesday next – the IMD warned heat wave conditions will likely prevail over a third of Telangana State.

It said the districts of Nirmal, Adilabad, Kumrubm Bheem-Asifabad, Mancherial, Nizamabad, Kamareddy, Karimnagar, Peddapalli, Jagtial, Jaishankar-Bhupalapalli, Khammam, Bhadadri-Kothagudem and Rajana-Siricilla are likely to bear the brunt of the heat wave conditions on Sunday and Monday.

The IMD did not issue any warning for Tuesday and Wednesday.

By early morning on Friday, many of the districts began experiencing high temperatures with mercury hitting a high of 45 degrees Celsius in Nizamabad by 8.30 a.m. Every one of the 12 observations reported by IMD from its morning readings from 12 locations, recorded 40 degrees or more. Adilabad and Ramagundam recorded 44 degrees, followed by Medak, Mahbubnagar and Nalgonda at 43 each. The lowest morning temperature was recorded at Dundigal near the city which recorded 40 degrees Celsius.

In Hyderabad, the mercury touched 41 degrees in the morning.