Ludhiana: No respite from heat in near future

Like this week that remained dotted with very hot days, the coming week will also sail in the same boat as per the meterological centre, Chandigarh. Throughout the week, the temperature will be above 40 degree Celsius and on May 28, it is likely to touch 45 degree mark. The forecast also expects cloudy days with possibility of rain or thundershowers on May 24 and 25.
Girls-shield-themselves-with-an-umbrella-to-protect-themselves-from-the-scorching-heat-in-Ludhiana-on-Thursday--Sikander-Singh-Chopra-HT
Girls-shield-themselves-with-an-umbrella-to-protect-themselves-from-the-scorching-heat-in-Ludhiana-on-Thursday--Sikander-Singh-Chopra-HT
Updated on May 23, 2015 09:15 AM IST
Copy Link
Hindustan Times | By, Ludhiana

Like this week that remained dotted with very hot days, the coming week will also sail in the same boat as per the meterological centre, Chandigarh. Throughout the week, the temperature will be above 40 degree Celsius and on May 28, it is likely to touch 45 degree mark. The forecast also expects cloudy days with possibility of rain or thundershowers on May 24 and 25.

"As per the forecast, it may rain but it will be light showers. However, temperature is not expected to fall below 40 degree despite rainfall. Denizens can feel hot winds blowing normally on these days,"said an official from the centre.

"With just a few days left for the arrival of June, days have started becoming hotter. For the last few days, it has become arduous to step out as temperature is too high,"opine most of the city residents.

Dr Anureet Kaur Gill from the city's Apollo Hospital said, "Heat strokes are common these days. So, it is essential to drink a lot of water. Intake of lemon water with salt will be a good drink. Fruits must be eaten as much as possible and one should ensure that fresh food is cooked. Avoid eating and drinking from outside."

Meanwhile, from March 1 till May 13, Ludhiana witnessed a rainfall of 127 mm in total which was enough to make the farmers' cup of woes brim over, wheat was in its final stage of maturing, a stage where rainfall damages the crop. Later, the rainfall also played havoc in the mandis as 80% of the wheat was lying in the open at various mandis of the district. Agricultural experts have said that the rainfall has harmed the crop so much that the grains mostly may not be fit for human consumption.

Temperature next week

Date Minimum temperature (degree Celsius) Maximum temperature (degree Celsius)
23 May 25 42
24 May 25 41
25 May 26 42
26 May 26 43
27 May 27 44
28 May 27 45

(Source: Meterological centre, Chandigarh)

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Rameshinder Singh Sandhu is a staff reporter based in Ludhiana. He mainly covers administration, besides writing on agriculture, lifestyle trends, culture and travel.

Close Story
QUICKREADS

Less time to read?

Try Quickreads

  • Leena Manimekalai shared a poster of her documentary film, ‘Kaali’ on Twitter, which showed the Goddess smoking a cigarette and holding a rainbow flag in her hand.

    Delhi police book Leena Manimekalai over controversial ‘Kaali’ poster

    Canada-based filmmaker Leena Manimekalai shared the poster of 'Kaali' on the microblogging website, Twitter, on Saturday and said the documentary was part of the 'Rhythms of Canada' segment at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. It triggered widespread fury on social media and prompted the Indian High Commission in Toronto to ask the authorities in Canada for removal of the posters.

  • Consider inviting fresh bids for buying electric buses: HC to BEST

    Consider inviting fresh bids for buying electric buses: HC to BEST

    Mumbai: The Bombay high court (HC) on Tuesday dismissed the petition filed by Tata Motors, challenging the disqualification of their bids for supplying 1,400 electric buses to the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport. The HC also held that the decision of the civic undertaking to approve bids of Evey Trans company to supply 2,100 electric buses was incorrect and that BEST should consider conducting a new tender process.

  • The Delhi police said a databank of devotees will help in providing facilities and identifying Kanwariyas in case of any mishappening (File Photo)

    In a first, Delhi police start registration of Kanwariyas

    In a first, the Delhi police have started registration of the devotees taking part in 'Kanwar Yatra' to enable better coordination among different authorities to provide assistance and facilitation for the pilgrimage. The yatra, which takes place during the Hindu month of Shrawan, is scheduled to begin from July 14 this year. Suman Nalwa, the deputy commissioner of police (public relations), said that the devotees can register themselves at kavad.delhipolice.gov.in through their mobile phones.

  • Three workers were killed and one was seriously hurt after the pillar of a gate fell on a tipper truck in the Khaliyar locality of Mandi town. (ANI)

    Four killed in two accidents in Mandi, Shimla

    Four people were killed in two accidents in Mandi and Shimla districts on Tuesday. Three workers were killed and one was seriously hurt after the pillar of a gate fell on a tipper truck in the Khaliyar locality of Mandi town. The dead were identified as Rishav Kaushik of Mandi, Gurchain Singh of Rupnagar district and Vinod Kumar of Purnea district in Bihar. Locals informed the police after which a rescue operation was launched.

  • The four accused being taken to the civil hospital in Mansa for medical examination before they were produced before the chief judicial magistrate on Tuesday. (Sanjeev Kumar/HT)

    Moose Wala murder: Punjab Police get custody of four accused till July 13

    A Mansa court sent four accused, including two shooters, in the Sidhu Moose Wala murder case to eight-day remand of the Punjab Police's special investigation team hours after they were brought from Delhi on transit remand on Tuesday. The court sent them into police custody till July 13. Punjab Police arrested them in the Moose Wala murder case after taking permission from the Delhi court, which also granted the transit remand.

SHARE
Story Saved
×
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Tuesday, July 05, 2022