Vizag City Hottest in 2 Decades
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Vizag City Hottest in 2 Decades :-
The city recorded the highest temperature in 20 years as the mercury level touched the 45°C mark at Vizag Airport on Sunday. The highest temperature of 45.4°C was record-ed earlier on June 9, 1995, two decades ago. The temperature recorded at Waltair on Sunday was, however, much lower at 34.6°C. In the summer of 2014. the recorded highest temperature was 42.6°C on May 23. Confirming the mercury level on Sunday to DC, weathermen at the Cyclone Warning Center (CWC) in the city said 45°C was the highest temperature to be recorded in the city so far this summer as well as in many years. On Sunday, the temperature increased by almost 7°C from the 38°C that was recorded on May 23 at Vizag City Airport. The relative humidity level at 79 per cent added fuel to the fire making lives miserable for Vizagites. The officials of CWC said that temperature levels were rising in the city due to the hot winds blowing in from the westerly and northwesterly direction. People take a plunge into the sea at the RK Beach to escape the scorching sun as the city sizzles at 45°C on Sunday. Meanwhile, weathermen from IMD stated that heatwave to severe heatwave conditions would prevail at many places over coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana over the next two days. The temperatures (recorded On degree Celsius) at other places in AP on Sunday was : Tuni – 47, highest in the state, Kakinada – 46.7, Machilipatnam – 46.5, Bapatla – 46.4, Gannavaram – 46, Kavali – 45.4 and Ongole – 44.4.
KILLER SUNDAY CLAIMS 38 :-
Normal life was hit on Sunday due to heat-wave sweeping Vizag, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts with mercury touching around 42°C in Vizianagaram and Srikakulam even as government officials received reports of 38 deaths due to sun stroke in the three districts. Heatwave claimed 24 lives in Vizag district alone while the number was 8 in Srikakulam and 6 in Vizianagaram. Officials said an appeal was made to commercial establishment to set up Chalivendrams (drin-king water facility).
This Article was First Appeared in Deccan Chronicle.