Heatwave in India: In these cities including Delhi, the trouble will increase in the coming days

18 May, 2022

The heat this year in the country is breaking all its previous records. Strong sunlight, heat and hot winds have wreaked havoc in the country. In many states of the country, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Punjab, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh  the mercury remained around 44 to 45 degrees. 

Talking about the capital Delhi, the mercury crossed 49 degree Celsius on Sunday 15 May at two temperature-recording stations here. For the first time in Delhi, the mercury has reached this level. The situation is likely to get more serious in the coming days. 

Increase in the heat wave in the coming days

According to scientists, the scorching summer days will increase in the coming times. According to a report by Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe), an organization working on environmental and development issues, the heat wave will see an increase in days and intensity in the coming days. At the same time, as the heat increases, the humidity will also increase.

In the alert issued by the IMD, the heatwave condition in Delhi (Delhi-NCR), Punjab and Haryana is likely to remain the same from May 14 to 15. There is a possibility of an active Western Disturbance on May 16, after which there is a possibility of rain in Delhi (NCR).

Life in danger because of Heat

According to Dr Narendra Saini, chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Delhi Medical Council, the heat wave should not be taken lightly. This can even kill your life. Most of our body parts function optimally at 37°C. As the temperature rises, their ability to work will be affected. Being exposed to extreme heat will increase the temperature of the body, due to which the organs will start to fail. The body will start burning, due to high body temperature, the working capacity of other organs including brain, heart will be reduced.

On Friday, the hottest day of May was recorded. The temperature here on this day was recorded at 45 degree Celsius. The Indian Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of cloudy sky in Delhi on Monday and the maximum temperature can drop to 41 degrees, while the minimum temperature is likely to be around 28-30 degrees.

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