Scientists have said that July is "virtually certain" to be the world's warmest month on record amid scorching heat waves across the globe.
A sizzling heat wave covered South Korea on Wednesday as the monsoon rain came to a lull, with the state weather agency issuing a heat wave watch for most regions.
Rome and other cities across Italy are under a red alert as the country is bracing for an intense heat wave that meteorologists said was likely to break records.
“Effective disaster response and management is a collaborative work. With coordinated actions between Centre and States, we can surely ensure there are no deaths due to heat waves,” the Union health minister said.
The States were advised to review health facility preparedness in terms of essential medicines, intravenous fluids, packs, ORS, drinking water as well as dissemination of necessary IEC materials.
The schools reopened on 15th of this month but the students are in great distress over the prevailing heat-wave like conditions
As several parts of the country are grappling with severe heatwave conditions, IMD Scientist Naresh Kumar issued an advisory on the current situation in the country.
According to the Met office, the wind from the north-west direction swept over Alipore with a maximum speed of 78 km per hour.