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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Delhi spewing fire… heat breaks all records, mercury crosses 52 degrees in Mungeshpur


People are suffering from extreme heat in many states of the country. Fire is raining from the sky. The earth is burning. Meanwhile, frightening temperatures have been recorded in the country's capital Delhi. A temperature of 52.3 degrees Celsius was recorded in Mungeshpur, Delhi on Wednesday. Along with this, temperatures are being recorded close to 50 degrees Celsius in many parts of the capital.

In view of the heat, Delhi's Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena has given instructions to give leave to the workers at construction sites from 12 noon to 3 pm. Money will also be given for this. The Lieutenant Governor has said that DDA (Delhi Development Authority) has implemented a three-hour leave for workers from May 20 itself. This arrangement will continue at all sites until the temperature does not fall below 40 degrees Celsius.

'Arrangements should be made for water and coconut water'

Officials say that LG had given instructions to DDA on May 20. It was said that arrangements for water and coconut water should be made for the workers at the construction sites. He told that the Lieutenant Governor has said that the Chief Secretary should hold an immediate meeting of the officials of PWD, DJB, I&FC, MCD, NDMC, Electricity Department, DUSIB. Issue necessary instructions to protect the workers and employees from the scorching heat.

Minimum temperature in Delhi close to 30

The intensity of heat in Delhi can be understood from the fact that the minimum temperature here is around 30, which is 2.8 degrees more than the normal temperature of this season. IMD said that severe heat wave conditions will persist in most parts of Delhi. The maximum temperature is likely to cross 46 degrees Celsius in many parts. This is a matter of concern for children, the elderly and people with serious illnesses.

Meteorological department's 'red alert' in Rajasthan

These days Rajasthan is also in the grip of severe heat. The Meteorological Department has issued a red alert. It has said that severe heat wave is expected for the next two days. However, after this the maximum temperature will decrease somewhat. On Tuesday, the maximum temperature in Rajasthan was recorded at 50.5 degrees Celsius in Churu, which was 7.5 degrees Celsius more than normal. Most parts of the state are in the grip of severe heat wave. The heat wave is expected to decrease from May 31. There is a possibility of thunderstorms in some parts of Jaipur, Bikaner, Bharatpur.

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