At 46.8° C, Telangana records highest temperature this year so far

Hyderabad Desk

Hyderabad: In an extraordinary surge of heat, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Hyderabad said the city witnessed a temperature of 43.8 degrees Celsius in Begumpet on Saturday, May 4. It is the hottest logged intensity of heat in the city has witnessed in the month of May since 2015, the IMD said.

The outskirts of Hyderabad also witnessed the highest temperatures on Saturday.

Jagtial and Karimnagar districts were the hottest in the state with the maximum temperature touching 46.8 degree Celsius.

Nalgonda, Narayanpet, Nizamabad, Mancherial, Peddapalli also recorded temperatures above 46 degree Celsius.

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