'Fire' from the sky, mercury crosses 44 in Jammu, thunder of hot winds triggered health issues - watsupptoday.com
'Fire' from the sky, mercury crosses 44 in Jammu, thunder of hot winds triggered health issues
Posted 01 Jun 2019 03:47 PM

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All from the sky, roasting fire and warm air is unhealthy. In this rowdy form of heat, the health of the people has started to deteriorate. Buyers are missing from the markets as the roads are drying. In Jammu, the mercury continued to rise at 4.7 degree Celsius on Friday to 44.1 degree Celsius, which is the hottest day this year so far. Before this, the Jammu temperature was recorded at 45.8 degrees on May 23, 2013.
In many other parts of the division, mercury has also crossed 40 degrees. In many areas of the valley, day temperature is 30 degrees or above. Kargil was the coldest in the night with minimum of 5.8 degrees Celsius.

Orange alert released: Orange alert has been issued after the mercury went above 44 degrees in Jammu. Meteorological director Sonam Lotus said that advances have been issued to prevent heat. In the last 37 years (1982-2019), the maximum temperature of the day in Jammu has crossed 47 degrees (1984, 1988) twice. By June 3, rainfall is not expected, with mercury upto 45 degrees in Jammu.
From Friday morning, the Jammu fire started to be like a fireball. Hot winds continued to climb the day. All the ways to get relief from this proved unsatisfying. The animals are also troubled with the people. The AC and other cooling electronic devices have also stopped functioning during the fierce heat. There is some relief for the children due to vacation in schools. A large number of people are turning to tourist destinations to avoid the heat. Business associations of the city have declared summer holidays.
Last night in Jammu, the minimum temperature rose by 1.3 degrees to 26.8 degrees Celsius. Day at the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, the day's mercury in Katra recorded a normal of 4.3 degrees Celsius, 40.2 degrees Celsius. There is also an increase in minimum temperature here. Visitors reaching Vaishno Devi's journey across the country are paying a visit only at night. In Srinagar, the day temperature rose by 3.0 degrees to settle at 29.3 degree Celsius.

According to the Nizam Meteorological Department, there will be no respite from the hot air in Jammu on Saturdays. It is expected to reach 45 degrees. On June 3-4, winds of 30-40 kilometers per hour can occur with light rain in parts of Jammu and Kashmir.
Electricity cuts have
transformed the electricity transformer with the increase in the problem . These include information about the burning of transformers in many areas. On Friday, unannounced cuts of electricity continued throughout the day in other areas including the old city. This caused the citymen to face heavy problems. During the deduction, there was no relief from the heat within the house.
Heavy heat has broken the record for three years in Jammu. Meanwhile, the mercury continued to rise by 4.5 degree to 43.6 degrees Celsius on Thursday in the wee hours. Earlier on May 30, 2016, the maximum temperature in Jammu was 43.2 degree Celsius. In many other districts of the division, the fire is flowing from the sky.
The day's temperature in Katra, the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi, has climbed 4.6 degree to 40.2 degree from normal. The passengers arriving from all over the country here are frustrated with the temperature. In many other parts of the Valley, including summer capital Srinagar, the temperature of the day has gone up by 3 to 5 degrees from normal to 30 degrees. Meteorological Department Srinagar has issued a warning of running hot air in Jammu, Kathua, Samba and Udhampur till June 1. Meanwhile, Kargil was the coldest with a minimum temperature of 5.9 degrees Celsius last night.

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