The heat is at its peak and this summer is making life miserable in most parts of India. But, especially in parts of north-west India such as Punjab and Haryana, Delhi and NCR, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh are in intense heat.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has released summer wave forecasts for parts of northern India including Punjab, Haryana, Delhi-NCR, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan for the next four to five days. IMD’s Kuldeep Shrivastava said, “The temperature will be above 45 degrees.” He also said that on 24th May there is a possibility of dust storm in Delhi NCR, Rajasthan and some parts of Uttar Pradesh.
In the last two days, severe heat wave is killing in many parts of northern India. Temperature in Delhi NCR has increased with at 45 degree Celsius. Heat wave has also increased in most parts of Haryana and Punjab, where Hisar and Chandigarh are at the highest level of 45.5 and 43 degree Celsius, respectively. The Meteorological Department said that Hisar was the hottest place in the two region of Haryana.
An official of the Meteorological Department (MT) said on Tuesday that severe heat wave conditions are also prevalent in most parts of Rajasthan where Churu has the hottest temperature, where maximum temperature has been recorded 45.5 degree Celsius. Kota, Bikaner and Barmer recorded 45.4, 45.2, 45.1 degree Celsius, followed by Sriganganagar, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Ajmer 44.6, 44.3, 44.1 and 44 degree Celsius respectively.
Pilani and Jaisalmer recorded 43.2 and 43 degree Celsius while Dabok recorded 42.2 degree Celsius.
In these states, people have been advised to drink more cold water and keep themselves hydrated and stay in the house as much as possible.