According to news, it is reported that around 100 people on Friday, 22 May 2015 fell by a blazing heat wave in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh where the maxum temperature was noted at 47 Degree Celsius across the two states, making the total death toll cross 200 in past 3 days.
Over past few days the number of patients visiting hospitals have increased rapidly with symptoms like sunstroke even as the Andhra government kept emergency medical teams on standby in all districts.
Officials have issued a warning to people not to go oit during the day time wothout guardding themselves from heat or in case of emergencies.
Uptil now the highest temperature recorded in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana was 48.8 degrees, way back 13 years on May 11, 2002.
The Indian Meterogical Department have upgraded the heat wave warning to "severe" since past 3 days the temperature have crossed 45 degeees. IDM fears that this year the record of highest temperature might be broken which can be dangerous.
The most shocking news is, even when Andhra Pradesh and Telangana were one single entity, there have not been such a huge number of death toll in such a short span of time.
Original source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/