Govt plans to issue new advisory as severe heatwave in northern India claims 5 lives in Delhi

  • The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led India Government is working on a new advisory considering the prevalent heatwave situation, especially in the Northern parts in India

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Updated19 Jun 2024, 07:28 PM IST
New Delhi: A boy jumps into a waterbody to get relief from the scorching heat on a hot summer day, in New Delhi, Tuesday, June 18, 2024. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a 'red' alert because of prevailing heatwave conditions in the national capital
New Delhi: A boy jumps into a waterbody to get relief from the scorching heat on a hot summer day, in New Delhi, Tuesday, June 18, 2024. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a ’red’ alert because of prevailing heatwave conditions in the national capital(PTI)

Heatwave in India: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led India Government is working on a new advisory considering the prevalent heatwave situation, especially in the Northern parts in India, news agency ANI reported. This comes as Delhi continues to be in the grip of a heatwave with maximum temperature "feeling" like 51 degree Celsius as per the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

The Uttar Pradesh relief commissioner issued heat stroke death numbers on Wednesday, which mentioned that from May 28 to June 16, a total of 44 people lost their lives across the state.

In May alone, 46 people have died due to heatstroke. However, suspected heatstroke cases in May were 1,918. According to data shared by states, over 7 lakh people were admitted to emergency departments of primary care hospitals.

 

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First Published:19 Jun 2024, 07:28 PM IST
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