Sat. Oct 1st, 2022
delhi records 49 degree

New Delhi, India: According to the India Meteorological Department, the highest temperature in the national capital on Sunday was 49 degrees Celsius.
The temperature at the national capital, Mungeshpur, was 49.2 degrees Celsius, while Najafgarh was 49.1 degrees Celsius.

People in northern India were urged to stay inside their houses unless absolutely necessary and to drink lots of water even if they were not thirsty.

The maximum temperature recorded in Safdarjung was 45.6 degrees Celsius, while temperatures in the west area of Delhi ranged from 46 to 48 degrees Celsius.

Safdarjung saw a maximum temperature of 47.2 degrees Celsius on May 29, 1944.

Maximum temperatures at Jafarpur were 47.5 degrees Celsius, Pitampura 47.3 degrees Celsius, and Ridge 47.2 degrees Celsius.

Maximum temperatures in other sections of Delhi reached 46.8 degrees Celsius in Ayanagar, 46.4 degrees Celsius at Palam, and 45.8 degrees Celsius at Lodhi Road, according to the weather office.

Today, among other stations in Haryana, Gurgaon recorded the maximum temperature of 48.1 degrees Celsius, while Mukhtsar in Punjab reported 47.4 degrees Celsius.

A strong heatwave has been predicted for Sunday, prompting a ‘orange’ notice.

For weather alerts, the IMD utilises four colour codes: green (no action required), yellow (watch and remain informed), orange (be prepared), and red (take action) (take action).

Cloudy skies and thunder, on the other hand, may give some reprieve from the extreme heat next week.

“Heat wave conditions in most parts with severe heat wave conditions in many parts very likely over West Rajasthan,” the IMD said in its daily weather bulletin on May 15. “Heat wave conditions in most parts with severe heat wave conditions in many parts very likely over East Rajasthan; heat wave conditions in many parts with severe heat wave conditions in isolated pockets over Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana-Delhi; heat wave conditions in isolated pockets over Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana.

Next week, a cloudy sky may bring some reprieve from the extreme heat. “On May 16, thunderstorms with lightning and hail/gusty winds (speed 30-40 kmph) at isolated locations are likely over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand; with lightning and hail/gusty winds (speed 40-50 kmph) at isolated locations over Kerala and Mahe; with lightning/gusty winds (speed 30-40 kmph) at isolated locations over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, and Delhi, Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, and the Andaman.

People with mild health issues in Northern India should avoid leaving their homes unless absolutely necessary, according to the meteorological service. “For susceptible persons, such as babies, the elderly, and those with chronic conditions, a heat wave might cause moderate health concerns. Heat disease symptoms are more likely in persons who have been exposed to the sun for a long time or who work hard “According to the warning.

“Keep cool to avoid overheating. Dehydration should be avoided. Even if you are not thirsty, drink enough water. Avoid overheating by dressing in light-colored, loose-fitting cotton clothing and covering your head with a cloth, hat, or umbrella, among other things. To stay hydrated, consume ORS or homemade beverages such as lassi, torani (rice water), lemon water, buttermilk, and so on “According to the National Weather Service,

By adele rose

Adele Rose is the senior editor and employee of WGBS Pvt Ltd Digital wing.

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