Mercury crosses 41 degree Celsius for third day
At 41.5ÂºC, Hyderabad crossed the 41ÂºC-mark for the third consecutive day on Friday. Nizamabad recorded the highest in the state at 44.9ÂºC, followed by Adilabad at 44.1ÂºC. Medak was 43.6ÂºC while Nalgon-da and Ramagundam recorded 43.4ÂºC.
The Met department has predicted that dry weather will continue with no significant change in temperatures. Fore-cast for the coming two days is clear skies with temperature between 43ÂºC and 27ÂºC.
The night temperatures too have been rising. Hyderabad recorded a minimum of 27.4ÂºC that is 3ÂºC above normal. The highest temperature recorded so far in AP on Friday was at Anantapur at 44.2ÂºC. Kurnool had 43.6ÂºC, Kadapa 42.9ÂºC and Tirupati 40.4ÂºC. Met department warned of heat wave conditions in 37 mandals.