Heat wave impact: Precautionary measures to take to stay safe

From staying hydrated to avoiding outdoor activities, here are a few ways to stay safe during extreme heat waves.

Published on Apr 16, 2024 01:52 PM IST 6 Photos

Heat wave early warnings must be taken seriously, and we should plan out day accordingly so that we can do most of outdoor activities post sunset. (Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

Staying hydrated throughout the day is very important. We should ensure to keep drinking water and other fluids throughout the day, without fail. 

With the summer season coming in, heat wave alerts have been announced in several cities. The temperature is soaring higher, and it is having a significant impact on our daily lives. Heat waves can be extremely dangerous, and they can lead to heat stroke. Here are a few prevention measures that we can take to ensure that we are safe from heat wave impact.(File Photo)


Strenuous activities mostly involving outdoors should be avoided during the heat wave season. We should also try to stay indoors as much as possible. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon / AFP)

Easy access to drinking water, swimming pools and spray pads should be ensured for everyone. This can help people to stay cool during extreme heat waves. (File Photo/AP)