Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has ordered "emergency relief measures" to curb the cholera outbreak in Pir Koh, and the military has been called in to help provide mobile water tanks to ensure clean drinking water gets to the population and set up medical camps to treat the sick, CNN reported.
According to the IMD, the city will see mainly clear sky on Wednesday with the maximum temperature hovering around 40 degree Celsius.
The installation of mist cooling system aims at helping the passengers beat the grueling heatwave and to provide them comfort at the platform while waiting for the trains.
As per the government’s new guidelines, classes will start from 6 am and continue till 9 am.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that the severe heatwave conditions will prevail in Odisha for the next three to four days. An ‘Orange warning’ has also been issued for the heatwave conditions.
The government claims to provide 18 to 20 hours of power in rural areas while only 4 hours of electricity is being made available and there is a blackout all night in many places.
RK Jenamani, Senior Scientist IMD said, “Yesterday several parts of India the maximum temperature had reached 45 degree Celsius.
As per the decision, the government has announced temporary closure of schools till April 30, 2022.
Issuing ‘Yellow Warning’ to the above mentioned districts, the IMD bulletin also states that maximum temperature is likely to be above normal by 3 to 5 degree Celsius at many places over districts of interior Odisha and likely to be above normal by 2 to 3 degree Celsius at a few places of coastal Odisha during next four to five days.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said the maximum temperature is likely to rise by 2 degrees at a few places over the districts of interior Odisha due to North-westerly/westerly dry air at lower levels and high solar insolation.
In a notification, the Department of Higher Education said all the classroom teaching for UG and PG in all higher education institutions will remain suspended from April 27, 2022.
The decision has been taken in view of the severe heatwave conditions that have been prevailing in the State for the past couple of days.
At a high-level meeting held today, the chief secretary reviewed the power situation in the backdrop of rise in the electricity demand in the State.
Parents of school students in Odisha have stepped up their demands seeking preponement of the summer vacations for educational institutions, especially for schools in view of the intense summer heat situation.
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