Mercury soars, no threat due to cyclonic storm
Hyderabad, Apr 26 (UNI) People across Andhra Pradesh sweated through another hot day as the mercury rose above the 40 Deg C mark in several parts of the state.
The cyclonic storm, lying centred about 350 KM west-south-west off the Andaman and Nicobar islands, was moving in the north-north easterly direction and posed no no threat to the east coast in the next 48 hours, a report from Vijayawada quoting Cyclone Detection Radar Centre(CDRC) said.
The maximum temperatures were above normal over Rayalaseema and at many places over Coastal Andhra Pradesh and at a few places in Telangana, the weather office here said.
Cuddapah recorded the maximum temperature of 43 degrees C along with Medak. Ramagundam had a high of 41 Deg C followed by Kurnool and Tirupati 40.7 Deg C each, Nellore 40.4 Deg C and Nalgonda 40.2 Deg C.
The maximum temperature was 39.1 Deg C in the state capital, while it was 39 Deg C in Vijayawada and 36.8 Deg C in Visakhapatnam.
Isolated rain or thundershowers were forecast over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Rayalaseema in the next 48 hours.
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