It's been scorching for the fifth consecutive day as there is no respite from the blistering heat conditions in Rajasthan.According to reports, Churu in Rajasthan recorded the highest temperature in the country today at 50.8 degree Celsius. Other cities in Rajasthan were preceded the case with Ganganagar recording a maximum temperature of 49 degrees Celsius, and Bikaner recording 47.9 degree Celsius.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for majority of the places in western Rajasthan and some parts of Eastern Rajasthan for the next five days.Jodhpur recorded a temperature of 45.6 degrees Celsius, Barmer recorded 44.5 degrees Celsius while Rajasthan's capital Jaipur also going through intense heat-wave and recorded a temperature of 45.2 degrees Celsius.
Last year, Churu recorded the maximum temperature exceeding 50 degree Celsius on May 19, 2016. "Saturday’s maximum temperature of Churu was the highest temperature ever registered by Jaipur Met office in any station,” said Shiv Ganesh, director, Jaipur Met office.
Diarrhea, heat stroke, and sunburns are hitting gone after another individual in Rajasthan. “Only thing advisable is that people should consume at least three litres of water daily, should avoid food outside and also apply god sunscreen while going out as ultra violet index is also high,” said a senior doctor at SMS hospital.
Also, IMD has issued a 'red-colour' warning for northwest central India. The IMD has four colour-coded messages - green, yellow, amber and red. Green suggests normal conditions while red indicates an extreme weather situation.
One should be aware of their own health and keep oneself hydrated and have more and more liquid based food to escape the harsh heat. Stepping out should be avoided as much as one can.
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