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Tag: Heat Stroke

Heat Wave affects Birds
Scorching Heat wave: Bird Hospital Depicts Impact On Birds & Animals

This year's extreme heat wave condition across the country is not only affecting humans, but also birds.

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Odisha heat stroke toll climbs to 6

Bhubaneswar: With the death of one person reported from Bargarh district today, heat stroke death toll got up to six in Odisha. As the state burned under scorching heat, Titlagarh recorded the hottest this summer with 46.5 degree Celsius. The state, particularly western Odisha, virtually turned into a boiling pot as the mercury breached the […]

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School timings changed with the onset of summer

Bhubaneswar: In the wake of a sharp rise in temperature, the School and Mass Education Department has ordered a change in timing of all government and private schools across the State from today to protect children from the ill-effects of early summers. Acting on the rising mercury level, the Directorate had earlier issued a notice […]

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Heatwave continues in W Odisha, 44.5 deg C at Bhawanipatna

Bhubaneswar: Grueling heat wave conditions persisted in western Odisha today with Bhawanipatna recording a high of 44.5 degree Celsius, while coastal parts of the state experienced a slight respite. While Bhawanipatna turned out to be the hottest place in the state, Sundargarh sizzled at 44 degrees and the coal town of Talcher recorded a maximum […]

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Heat wave condition continues in western Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Western Odisha continued to suffer heat wave condition and the death toll in heat-related incidents in the state mounted to 17 today. The maximum temperature of 42.2 degrees Celsius was recorded at Sambalpur followed by 42 degrees at Celsius Titlagarh, MeT office sources said. The other places which suffered the brunt of heat wave […]

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Odisha government confirms 14 sunstroke deaths

Bhubaneswar: Blistering heat wave condition continued in several parts of Odisha as 15 places recorded above 40 degree Celsius on Monday while the state government said it had received reports of deaths of 140 people due to sunstroke but only confirmed 14 of them. “We have received reports regarding death of 140 people due to […]

Heat wave - Norwester
Norwester brings some relief to interior Odisha, but heat wave continues

Bhubaneswar: Though people in some parts of interior Odisha had some relief from gruelling heat following reports of kalabaisakhi (norwester), there was no let up in the heat wave as temperature remained at 40 degree Celsius and above in 14 places. As per a Met release issued this evening, Sonepur was the hottest place in […]

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Heat wave relents in coast; no respite in interior Odisha

Bhubaneswar: While the people of coastal Odisha had some relief from the scorching sun, there was no respite from the intense heat wave for the people in the interior region of the state on Monday. As per a Met release this evening, Titlagarh remained the hottest place in the state for the third consecutive day […]

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Heat stroke toll mounts to 24 in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: With most parts of Odisha reeling under an intense heat wave, the number of deaths due to heat stroke rose to 24 on Tuesday with reports of the death of seven more persons, sources in the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said. Notably, SRC Pradipta Kumar Mahapatra had told the media on […]

Now, a device to prevent heat stroke

Tokyo: Japanese company Fujitsu yesterday presented a watch-like device that measures the body’s temperature and pulse, along with humidity to prevent incidents of heat stroke, Efe news agency reported. If heat and humidity exceed a certain level, or if the person wearing the device shows signs of fatigue, the gadget sends an alert to computers […]

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