PM Modi chairs high-level meeting as Cyclone Fani set to make landfall

India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that Cyclone ‘Fani’ is expected to touch Odisha coast south of Puri in the forenoon of May 03 with the wind speed ranging up to 180 kmph

PM Modi chairs high-level meeting as Cyclone Fani set to make landfallThe possibility of cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ wreaking havoc in Andhra Pradesh (A.P.) is giving government officials tense moments as it is predicted by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm. Under its impact, heavy rains are likely to occur at isolated places in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and East and […]

Guidelines to beat heat exhaustion, sunburn

Dr Farah Ingale, Internal Medicine Specialist, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi, and Dr Sanjay Shah, a Consultant Physician & Internist, Fortis Hospital, Mulund, share their insights on how to tackle this scorching heat and stay safe

Guidelines to beat heat exhaustion, sunburnThe Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) recently issued a heat wave warning in north Maharashtra, and the maximum temperature reached closer to 41 degrees Celsius, Mumbaikar’s must be equipped to tackle the scorching heat. While most people prefer to stay indoors when the sun is at the top, many are forced to step outside for various […]

Kerala floods: Several private hospitals shut, red alert in 14 districts

As the government is setting up health care camps, private hospitals in flood affected areas are closed due to severe inundation  

Kerala floods: Several private hospitals shut, red alert in 14 districtsGovernment has asked all the medical officers in each government hospitals in flood affected districts to provide medical services to people considering the special situation arising out of the flood. The entire state of Kerala is on red alert with more rains expected. Defence forces and disaster response teams already in the state for the […]

Maha heatwave kills four, state set-up heatwave therapy centres

As the heatwave is grappling Maharashtra, the state government has swung into action and has set-up heatwave therapy centers in all medical colleges. It has also issued an advisory for all collectors

Maha heatwave kills four, state set-up heatwave therapy centresA day after the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a warning about heatwave in the state, four people have died due to the rise in mercury levels. As the heatwave grips the state, and is likely to continue over the next 48 hours, state government has swung into action and has set-up heatwave therapy centres. […]