TSRTC News: Greater Hyderabad Zone Reduces Bus Operations Amid Heatwave

In the latest TSRTC news, the Greater Hyderabad Zone has announced a reduction in bus operations from 12 noon to 4 pm due to hot summer conditions.

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In view of the ongoing heat wave-like conditions in Hyderabad, which has minimized the movement of people in the afternoon on city roads, the Greater Hyderabad Zone TSRTC has decided to cut down bus operations between 12 noon and 4 PM.

Early-hour trips from 5 AM onwards will be available on all routes, and again, late-hour trips from 4 PM till midnight will be available on all routes for the convenience of the public with effect from April 17, V Venkateshwarulu, ED, Greater Hyderabad Zone, added in a press release.

“The Greater Hyderabad Zone-TSRTC will cut down bus operations between 12 noon and 4 PM given the hot summer and the drastic drop of public movement on roads in the afternoon.” 

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Hyderabad has issued a heat wave warning for several districts of Telangana due to rising temperatures across the state.

As per forecasts, temperatures may soar as high as 44 degrees Celsius, prompting the weather department to issue the alert.

Data from the Telangana State Development Planning Society (TSDPS) reveals that yesterday, Bhadradri Kothagudem recorded the highest maximum temperature in Telangana at 42.7 degrees Celsius.

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In Hyderabad, Asifnagar recorded the highest maximum temperature at 40.9 degrees Celsius.

Other areas in the city experiencing temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius include Nampally, Bandlaguda, Shaikpet, Khairatabad, Golconda, and Bahadurpura.

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