Heatwave at the maximum

As the heat wave hit Nellore and Prakasam districts right from the morning, people are experiencing the toughest times in summer. 53 deaths have been reported in Chittoor district so far.

Few places in Prakasam district reached more than 44 degrees C. Nellore, Udayagiri, Atmakur, Kovur, Gudur, and Venkatagiri recorded 43 degrees C. Chittoor district has recorded the worst temperatures so far in the decade with temperatures hovering between 40 to 45 degrees Celsius in several areas.

Experts informed people to stay indoors from 9 am to 5 pm as the extreme heat wave is likely to continue for the next two days. Those who go on urgent work has to take precautionary measures like consuming more liquids, carrying umbrellas, etc.

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