Heatwave: Maharashtra witnesses 7 deaths due to heat-related ailments

The on-going heat wave has taken a toll on the health of the people. The heat wave which is spread across the state has had a massive impact on people. With many falling sick and seven deaths which have been recorded, so far

Heatwave: Maharashtra witnesses 7 deaths due to heat-related ailmentsDoctors in the state are getting many cases for OPD related to heat-related ailments. Maharashtra is witnessing the hottest ever summer this year. As Maharashtra is reeling under the scorching heat, seven people have lost his life due to the severe heat wave conditions. According to the government officials, as many as 438 people are […]

Summer heat takes a toll on birds and animals in Mumbai

The scorching heat is not only taking a toll on humans but also on the birds and animals in the city

Summer heat takes a toll on birds and animals in MumbaiAs the summer months are in progress, Mumbai had witnessed a spike in temperatures during the last few days. Temperatures have hovered around three to four degrees Celsius above normal. Mumbaikars are not the only ones being affected by the onslaught of this heat, birds and animals have also been at the receiving end. There […]

Here’s how to deal with sunstroke, know its symptoms and treatment

Heat stroke or sunstroke generally occurs when an individual has been too hot for too long, whether working, exercising, or simply sitting in a hot environment. If left untreated, damage to internal organs can occur. The longer it is left, the more serious heatstroke can become. In some cases, heatstroke can be fatal.  People who are more susceptible to heatstroke, include young people, older adults and overweight individuals

Here’s how to deal with sunstroke, know its symptoms and treatmentWhat is heat stroke? Heat stroke is a potentially serious medical condition where a person has become so hot that their body can’t cool down and their temperature gets dangerously high. Sunstroke is a form of heat stroke caused by being exposed to harsh sunlight. Although it normally affects people during a heat wave it […]

What to do during a heatstroke and how to prevent it

With the hottest season of the year in progress, Mumbaikar’s are bracing themselves to deal with the extremities that summer brings. Although, it’s a great time for a range of activities, like sports, vacation time etc., summer brings along several health problems. Number one on that list is the probability of experiencing a ‘heatstroke’

What to do during a heatstroke and how to prevent itWhat is a heatstroke? A heatstroke is a result of prolonged exposure to extremely high temperatures, and is earmarked as a medical emergency. Usually combined with dehydration, this ultimately leads to a failure of the body’s temperature control system. The core body temperature stretches farther than 40 degrees Celsius, which is a hallmark symptom of […]

Nagpur: Weatherman issues warning, as severe heat wave to grip Vidarbha

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an intense heat wave warning for the next three days especially for the Vidarbha region in Maharashtra. The weatherman has predicted that the temperature in the few districts of Vidarbha, Maharashtra, would likely to be more than 45-degree Celsius

Nagpur: Weatherman issues warning, as severe heat wave to grip VidarbhaThe next three days are going to be very crucial for the people living in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra as the mercury is set to rise. The weatherman has issued an intense heat wave warning for all the ten districts of Vidarbha. On Friday, Chandrapur has recorded temperature more than 47.6 degree Celsius. The Nagpur […]

Maharashtra: Heat wave grips Vidharbha, Chandrapur sizzles at 46.8 degrees Celsius

Maharashtra is reeling under a severe heat wave. The Vidharbha region has already crossed the 45.6 degree Celsius mark. Brahmapuri in Chandrapur district has recorded the highest temperature 46.8 degrees as of Monday evening

Maharashtra: Heat wave grips Vidharbha, Chandrapur sizzles at 46.8 degrees CelsiusAs the mercury is soars at 45 degrees Celsius, Vidharbha and Marathwada region of Maharashtra, are battling with the severe heat wave conditions. Chandrapur district has already touched 46 degrees, with Bhahmapuri reaching the top of the list in Maharashtra recorded temperature around 46.8-degree Celsius. Temperatures across Vidharbha region Chandrapur – 46 degrees Celsius Bhamhapuri […]

Mumbai: Heat wave takes a toll on birds

As the summer months are in progress, Mumbai had witnessed a spike in temperatures during the last few days. Temperatures have hovered around three to four degrees Celsius above normal and they had peaked at 40 degrees in the last week of February. Mumbaikars are not the only ones being affected by the onslaught of this heat, birds and animals have also been at the receiving end

Mumbai: Heat wave takes a toll on birdsSince the last two months around 350 to 400 birds have been treated at Bai Sakarbai Dinshaw Petit Hospital for Animals in Parel. Among the species of birds – pigeon, doves, cuckoos, crows, owls, parrots and seabirds have been most affected with heat related issues.  These birds can suffer from fever, skin diseases, vomiting and […]

Mumbaikars feel the ‘heat’

As the heat wave grips Mumbai, on Sunday a maximum temperature of 37.6 degrees Celsius was recorded in the city. Since, the mercury is rising in the city; health conditions like cold, cough, viral, sore throat and so on can give Mumbaikars a tough time. So, experts advise appropriate care to keep these health issues at bay

Mumbaikars feel the ‘heat’On Sunday, the maximum temperatures recorded by IMD Santacruz observatory were 37.6 degrees Celsius, which was 5.5 degrees Celsius above normal. And by IMD Colaba observatory: 36.5 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees Celsius above normal.  As per the experts, it is essential to take charge of health by taking the necessary precautions. “Since, the temperature has […]