In India, high temperatures continue to strike. In response to the high temperature in the past few days, the National Weather Service of India issued a high-temperature warning. It is expected that the high-temperature weather will continue for several days. It is recommended that people do not go out in the hottest hours to prevent heat stroke.
The BBC reported that the temperature in the western state of Rajasthan in the west of India has soared to 50.8 degrees Celsius on the 2nd, making it the hottest place in India. In other places, the temperature is approaching 50 degrees Celsius.
The Indian Meteorological Administration has issued a red warning for extreme weather. It is expected that the hot weather in north-central India will continue for several days. It is recommended that people do not go out during the hottest hours to prevent heat stroke. In addition, the Indian Meteorological Administration predicts that the monsoon will land in India around the 6th, which will bring relief to the current extreme hot weather.
Officials from the Indian Meteorological Administration said that patients in the capital New Delhi have experienced rashes, sputum, exhaustion and other symptoms associated with climatic heat, and patients with heat stroke have also increased.
Many cities in India are facing lake and river drying problems, and many residents stop washing clothes to reduce water use. Farmers in the western state of Maharashtra are looking for water to feed crops and livestock. Another farmer said that there was no drinking water supply for several days in the past, and it was necessary to borrow water from a nearby village or use a truck to transport drinking water.
According to media reports, India has faced frequent climate problems such as frequent droughts and irregular floods and heavy rains in the past 10 years. According to the Hindustan Times, from 2010 to 2018, extremely hot weather has caused 6,167 deaths in India.