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100 dead as heat wave continues in Hyderabad

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Apr 8, 2016, 2:52 am IST
Updated Apr 9, 2016, 4:00 am IST
In Andhra Pradesh, a high number of deaths due to heat was reported in Kadappa and Prakasham districts.
Hyderabad on April 7 recorded 40 degrees celsius as the maximum temperature and 25.8 degrees as minimum temperature.
 Hyderabad on April 7 recorded 40 degrees celsius as the maximum temperature and 25.8 degrees as minimum temperature.

Hyderabad: The prevailing heat wave conditions have now claimed 100 lives across the two Telugu speaking states. The toll in a span of three days, has gone up from 85 to 100 dead. All the 100 deaths are due to sun stroke. Officials are still collecting figures from the region and fear the toll may rise further.

In Andhra Pradesh, a high number of deaths due to heat was reported in Kadappa and Prakasham districts. In Telangana meanwhile, deaths have been reported in Medak and Warangal districts. Last year, over 1,000 people died due to sun stroke — in both states. Hyderabad on April 7 recorded 40 degrees celsius as the maximum temperature and 25.8 degrees as minimum temperature.

 

The forecast for April 8 is partly cloudy sky as rain is likely to occur in parts of the city. The day temperatures will be 41 degrees and night temperature could dip to 25 degrees celsius.

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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