Heat wave claims 66 lives in Telangana

Heat-wave No deaths have been recorded in Hyderabad and Rangareddy | PTI

As many as 66 people have lost their lives due to sunstroke in Telangana so far.

As per the figure released by the Telangana Government, the maximum number of deaths has taken place in Mahabubnagar where 28 people lost their lives.

At least two people have been killed in Nalgonda, five in Khammam, 28 in Mahabubnagar, five in Karimnagar, 11 in Medak, four in Adilabad, seven in Nizamabad and four in Warangal respectively.

However, no deaths have been recorded in Hyderabad and Rangareddy.

The figure is just an indication of the days ahead as the Meteorological Department has issued a warning about the temperature set to increase in the coming days.

Around 2,500 people had lost their lives in the southern states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana last year due to heat wave.

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