Mar 23, 2016

Andhra Pradesh reels under intense heat

Andhra Pradesh

ndhra Pradesh reeled under oppressive heat on Tuesday even as the Met department warned of an intense heat wave in the next three days with the mercury rising by 2-3 degrees across coastal and Rayalaseema regions.

Nandigama in Krishna district sizzled at 43 degree Celsius, while Anantapur (42.5), Vijayawada (42.3) and Kurnool (42.1) bore the brunt. The searing heat confined people to indoors for most part of the day, while the heat wave coupled with hot winds were a real test for Class X students taking the public examinations in the state, which commenced on Monday