A NREG labourer, Lingampeta Babu, died of heat stroke at Lakhsminagar village of Mirdoddi mandal in Medak district. Babu, who returned from work at 2 pm, suddenly fell ill. He was immediately shifted to the hospital. But he collapsed while on the way, his father said. Temperatures in Medak district are rising with the passing days, leading to severe heat conditions.