Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Heat Wave Kills Over 1,100

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Heat Wave Kills Over 1,100

An exceptional warmth wave that has cleared crosswise over India has killed more than 1,100 individuals in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in 10 days.

In whatever is left of the nation, there have been in the range of 20 passings.

In Andhra Pradesh, 852 individuals have passed on and in Telangana, there have been 269 passings. The majority of the passings have been in the previous week, when the temperature has not plunged underneath 45 degrees.

Khammam in Telangana is bearing the most sweltering summer following 1947. The temperature here is about 47.6 degrees.

“The state government has taken up education programmes through television and other media asking people not to venture outside without a cap, to drink water and take other measures,” she said.

“We have also requested NGOs and government organisations to open up drinking water camps so that water will be readily available for all the people in the towns.”

In Telangana, 73 have died in Nalgonda. Most deaths have been reported from the districts of Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Medak, Karimnagar and Adilabad.

Large parts of India have endured days of sweltering heat.

The temperature is hovering between 45 and 47 in states like Rajasthan and Odisha.

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