With the temperatures soaring above 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of Telangana, the IMD has warned of heat wave like conditions to prevail in all the districts of the state on April 18 and April 19. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mahabubnagar, Khammam and Hyderabad city witnessed heatwave conditions on Monday, April 17.


On Monday, Hyderabad recorded 43 degrees Celsius which is the highest recorded temperature in the month of April in last 10 years, according to The News Minute report. Further reports claim that seven people have already died due to sunstroke in the state.


"The maximum temperatures are likely to be above normal by 2 to 4 degrees Celsius. The mercury is expected to be above 42 degrees Celsius at isolated places in North Telangana and above 40 degrees Celsius at many places in the state today and tomorrow," an IMD report said.


Mahabubnagar recorded the highest temperature of 44.5 degrees Celsius in the state on Monday, according to the MeT department. Adilabad sizzled at 44 degrees Celsius, followed by Medak (43.3), Hyderabad (43) and Nalgonda (42.6). Khammam and Ramagundam recorded 42.4 degrees Celsius each.


With inputs from PTI