As many as 73 people died in Telangana and 80 in Andhra Pradesh due to severe heat wave conditions prevailed in the two states, they said.
    
Forty people lost their lives in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh followed by Visakhapatnam 12 and Srikakulam eight. In Telangana, 28 people died due to heat wave in Nalgonda district followed by 22 deaths in Karimnagar and nine in Khammam district, they said.

Severe heat wave conditions prevailed over some parts in the districts of Adilabad, Warangal, Hyderabad, Khammam, Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda and Nizamabad Karimnagar of Telangana.

The maximum temperature of 47 degrees Celsius was recorded in Khammam, Nalgonda, Nizamabad, Ramagundam on Thursday, according to the India Meteorological Department officials.

On Thursday, heat wave conditions prevailed over some parts in the districts of Krishna, Guntur, Prakasam and Nellore of Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Chittoor of Rayalaseema.

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