The meteorological centre at Hyderabad has warned that the heat wave conditions may continue till Saturday evening.
As per the latest figures, the toll due to heat wave in Andhra Pradesh stood 1,020 while it was 340 in Telangana.
With no indication of respite from the gruelling heat in next five days, at least six major towns registered temperatures above 46 degrees and in 18 towns mercury crossed the 40 degree mark.
The meteorological department on Sunday issued a “severe heat wave” warning for all 10 districts of Telangana for the next three days.
As many as 73 persons died in Telangana and 80 deaths were recovered in Andhra Pradesh due to severe heatwave conditions prevailed in the two states, officials said.
Telangana Government has issued “Do’s and Don’ts” list for the people, who have been asked not to venture outside when the day temperatures are high.
“The division of APSRTC would begin on May 28 and the corporation shall function as two separate entities (for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana),” said Telangana Transport Minister P Mahender Reddy.
Data shows that while a total of 30,400 days of unemployment allowance had been approved for the last financial year at the national level, none of it has been paid so far.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan tried to conduct proceedings twice during question hour as TRS members parked themselves in the well and chanted slogans.
Lok Sabha was adjourned twice on Tuesday amid protests by TRS members demanding immediate creation of a High Court for Telangana.
The reasons were enlisted in Railways’ reply to a specific question by Standing Committee on Railways.
NIHSAD in Bhopal had received bodies of 10 birds from a poultry farm, of which five tested positive for avian influenza.
Telangana govt has sounded an alert in districts around Hyderabad and has also issued an advisory to neighbouring AP.
The Indian Express talks to the families of victims killed in Telangana encounter.
The commission took suo motu action based on media reports of the incident that took place on April 7.