Hyderabad:Most parts of Telangana is likely to witness heat wave conditions for next three days from tomorrow and the mercury is likely to touch 45 degrees Celsius mark, Meteorological Department said today.
The department issued a heat wave warning for next three days from tomorrow in most parts of Telangana. It said two places in Karimnagar district is likely to record the highest maximum temperature of 45 degree Celsius in the state.
“Heat wave conditions are very likely to prevail at isolated places in districts of Adilabad, Nizamabad, Warangal, Karimnagar, Khammam, Medak and Nalgonda over the next 72 hours (May 23 to May 25),” the weather bulletin said.
According to forecast, “Light to moderate rain/ thundershowers are very likely to occur at isolated places over Telangana. Most places in the state are very likely to record maximum temperatures between 40 to 45 degree Celsius”.
“Heat wave conditions prevailed today in Adilabad and Karimnagar districts. There was marked rise in maximum temperatures at one or two places over Telangana. They were appreciably above normal at one or two places over Telangana,” it said.
The highest maximum temperature of 45 degree Celsius was recorded at Adilabad and Ramagundam (in Karimnagar) today.
As many as 309 heat-related deaths have been reported in Telangana till May 18 since the beginning of summer this year, State Disaster Management Department had said.