There was no respite in sight with the India Meteorological department warning that severe heat wave conditions are expected to continue in the two worst-hit southern states.
     
The toll in the heat wave in Andhra Pradesh since May 18 rose to 246, after 84 more people succumbed across the state on Sunday, according to a senior official of the AP Disaster Management Department. The figure was based on information available from different districts until 7.15 pm.
    
Prakasam district recorded the most number of deaths at 57, followed by Visakhapatnam(53) and Vizianagaram (40), the official said.
    
Telangana reported death of 58 more people since Saturday, as a result of which the toll went up to 186 in 10 districts of the state, a senior official of State Disaster Management Department said.
    
Nalgonda district recorded the maximum number of 55 deaths, followed by Khammam district at 43 and Mahabubnagar district at 23, she said. In Hyderabad, two persons have died due to heat wave. The toll is registered from April 15 in Telangana, the official said.

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