heat wave


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a wave of unusually hot weather

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Electric fans are seen as a cheap way to help people cope with the several days of high temperatures that make up a heat wave, researchers for the Cochrane review said.
Officials should let people know how bad a heat wave will be, prepare medical staff to respond, set up 'cooling centers' for folks who do not have air-conditioners, and hand out plenty of bottles of water, researchers said.
Computer model projections show that the heat wave, known in French as la canicule, could last through Friday in Paris and much of the rest of France.
The primary responsibility of heat wave management rests with the States.
Addressing the participants of the training, PRC Sindh Chairman emphasized the need for a collective effort to ensure a better response to the upcoming heat waves. She said that PRC Sindh is dedicatedly working with all the stakeholders in order to build the local capacity for better heat wave management.
A heat wave warning was issued in Seoul, Gyeonggi Province and many other parts of the country, with daytime highs exceeding 30 degrees Celsius.
BEIRUT: The Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute has warned of a heat wave set to begin Monday.
Met office has already issued heat wave alert in Karachi.
More than the cyclone, a heat wave can be extremely detrimental to the lives of the people in coastal Sindh, particularly those below the poverty line who do not have access to resources to keep themselves cool in this unbearable heat.
"Heat wave to severe heat wave in isolated pockets over Uttar Pradesh; heat wave in isolated pockets over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema and Tamilnadu," the IMD stated in its all India weather warning bulletin.
By the end of last month, a heat wave baked Bangladesh with the mercury rising to as high as 40 degrees Celsius in Rajshahi on Apr 29 as the cyclone started drawing clouds.
KARACHI is experiencing a heat wave that was forecast by the metrological department almost a week earlier.
Heat Wave Early Warning Centre of the PMD has informed the city authorities and the public that during the three days' span maximum temperature in day would range between 40-42 Celsius.
"All the Australian states and territories were affected by the heat wave at some point, and many sites recorded record high temperatures in December or January," the media quoted the office as saying.