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Delhi reports record 49 degree celsius, heatwave soars in northwest India

Published: 16th May 2022 02:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2022 02:43 PM  

Recurring heat waves in the city is taking a toll on people as well as the environment. The two city weather stations on Sunday recorded a high of 49 degrees C first-ever such reading in Delhi, said experts. The heat waves are causing higher cases of dehydration, lose motions, high fever and heat rashes, mostly among school-going children, elderly and the labour class, who are the most exposed to heat.


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