Severe heat wave condition in 3 K'taka districts

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Gulbarga, Karnataka, May 4 (UNI) The districts of Gulbarga, Raichur and Bidar have been reeling under severe heat wave conditions for the past ten days with day temperature hovering above 43 Degree Celsius.

Gulbarga District, which earned a dubious name for a blazing summer, kept up its name as it had been a cauldron for the last ten days with day temperature hovering above 43 degree Celsius.

The highest temperature in a season was recorded today at 45 Degree Celsius. All main roads wore a deserted look as people preferred to stay indoors.

However, the heat wave did not deter the rail and bus passengers from overcrowding bus stops and railway stations.

In Raichur, the highest temperature recorded was 43.4 Degree Celsius. It had been above 43 degree Celsius for the last ten days adding to the woes of the people. Some parts of Raichur and Lingasur, experienced acute scarcity of drinking water.

Bidar District also came under the grip of severe heat wave as temperature recorded was above 43 degree Celsius.

However, no sun stroke death was reported from the region.

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