There has been a slight decrease in the daytime temperature in the twin cities by 38.7 degrees C registered on Friday against 40.8 degrees the previous day. But elsewhere in Telangana, the temperature has hovered with Adilabad registering 42.8 degrees C, Medak 41 degrees C, Nizamabad 40.9 degrees C, Mahabubnagar 40.5 degrees C, etc.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has reiterated that heat waves will continue to prevail in the districts of Adilabad, Komarum Bheem, Asifabad, Nirmal, Nizamabad and Jagityal in the coming days with maximum temperatures likely to hover around 40-43 degrees C..
The forecast for Saturday for the capital region is partly cloudy skies, maximum temperature will probably hover around 40 degrees C and minimum will be 24 degrees. There is a risk of thunder and lightning.
The Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) has stated in its bulletin that the highest maximum temperature recorded has been 43.8 degrees C in Kerameri, Komarum Bheem district. Within the GHMC, the hot spot area has been 40.9 degrees C in Allapur Vivekananda Nagar, MedchalMalkajgiri district.
It said that mainly dry weather is expected in the next few days with maximum temperatures expected to be in the range of 39-42 degrees C, while minimum temperatures will be in the range of 22-25 degrees C.
Within the GHMC range the maximum temperatures are expected to be in the range of 38-40 degrees C, while the lowest temperatures are in the range of 23-25 degrees C.