Heat wave con­tin­ues to sweep across In­dia, toll over 1,700

Asian Journal - - Asia -

New Delhi: The sear­ing heat wave con­tin­ued un­abated in many parts of In­dia, claim­ing an­other 414 lives in Andhra and Telangana alone to take the toll above 1,700 while rains brought re­lief in some states, of­fi­cials said. Andhra Pradesh re­ported 313 more deaths due to sun­stroke dur­ing last 24 hours while 100 more suc­cumbed in Telangana. With this the toll in the two Tel­ugu states rose to 1,774. While Andhra Pradesh ac­counted for 1,334 deaths, 440 peo­ple died in Telangana, of­fi­cials said.

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