Mon, Apr 25, 2016, 04:19 PM
Summer is so intense in both the Telugu states that it is like live coals are raining from above. With borewells and almost all water sources drying up, people are walking for miles to fetch one pot of water. The are long queues in front of water taps that have gone dry. In Vijayawada temperatures are continuously above 40 degrees. Roadside vendors and small business owners said that their trade has come down drastically because of summer heat.