315 heat wave related deaths confirmed in Telangana

s many as 315 heat wave-related deaths have been reported in Telangana since the beginning of the summer season till 21 May

PTI May 23, 2016 17:36:59 IST
315 heat wave related deaths confirmed in Telangana

Hyderabad: As many as 315 heat wave-related deaths have been reported in Telangana since the beginning of the summer season till 21 May, according to officials of the state Disaster Management department.

315 heat wave related deaths confirmed in Telangana

File Image. PTI 

"315 (heat wave-related) deaths were confirmed by the three-member committee. Nalgonda district recorded the highest death toll of 91," an official in the Disaster Management department Control Room said.

"There has been appreciable rise in maximum temperatures at one or two places over Telangana. The temperatures have been appreciably above normal at one or two places," India

Meteorological Department (MET) said in a bulletin. The highest maximum temperature of 46 degree Celsius was recorded at Ramagundam, the weatherman said.

"Heat wave conditions are very likely to prevail at isolated places in Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Medak, Nalgonda, Warangal and Khammam districts of the state during next 72 hours (May 23-25)," it added.

Updated Date:

also read

Telangana's Ramappa temple inscribed as world heritage site; congratulations to all, tweets PM
India

Telangana's Ramappa temple inscribed as world heritage site; congratulations to all, tweets PM

Congratulating the people of Telangana, the prime minister said that the temple showcases the outstanding craftsmanship of great Kakatiya dynasty

Telangana Congress chief, senior leaders put under 'house arrest' ahead of protest Kokapet land auctions
India

Telangana Congress chief, senior leaders put under 'house arrest' ahead of protest Kokapet land auctions

A Revanth Reddy, Congress Lok Sabha member from Malkajgiri, had alleged that there were irregularities to the tune of Rs 1,000 crore in the e-auction of lands in Kokapet conducted by the Telangana government last week

RS Praveen Kumar, senior IPS officer in Telangana takes voluntary retirement, vows to work for social justice
India

RS Praveen Kumar, senior IPS officer in Telangana takes voluntary retirement, vows to work for social justice

"After 26 years of serving the motherland as an IPS officer, I have applied today for voluntary retirement to pursue my passion for social justice and equality with more vigour at my own pace. I thank you all for standing by me throughout my career," Praveen Kumar tweeted