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Heatwave Warning Issued in Hyderabad

Heatwave Warning Issued in HyderabadHeatwave Warning Issued in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, April 6 (Hydnow):  As the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issuing a heatwave alert (yellow) and forecasting a dry spell with temperatures soaring to a maximum of 43 degrees Celsius, the health department has issued an advisory for the citizens on ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’.  

According to an advisory issued by the Director of Public Health B.Ravinder Naik, the citizens are to stay hydrated drinking sufficient water as and when possible, even when they are not thirsty. 

They are to use oral Rehydration Solution (ORS) and consume homemade drinks like lemon water, buttermilk/lassi with some added salts, and fruit juices.  

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The citizens have been asked to carry water during travel, eat seasonal fruits and vegetables with high water content, like watermelon, muskmelon, orange, grapes, pineapple, cucumber, lettuce, or other locally available fruits and vegetables, stay covered, wear think loose cotton garments, preferably light-colored, covering the head, using umbrellas, hats, caps, towel, and other traditional headgears during exposure to sunlight. 

If going outdoors, limit activity to cooler times of the day i.e. morning and evening.  (Hydnow) 


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