Apr 20, 2016

Heat wave claims over 100 lives in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

Mahbubnagar, Telangana1
Medak, Telangana
India Today
Photo: India Today
Photo: India Today

The unusually harsh summer heat in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh has started taking a huge toll on its residents. At least 111 people have died due to sunstroke during the last few days as the two states are experiencing intense heat wave conditions.

As many as 66 people died in Telangana while 45 succumbed in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh. Most of the deaths were reported during the last one week