Temperature soars in Hyderabad city, IMD warns of further rise

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HYDERABAD: The city experienced high temperatures on Monday. A maximum temperature of 39 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 33 degrees Celsius were recorded by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on the day.

There is a difference of about 15-16 degrees Celsius recorded in a day that could cause shock, heart attack and stroke if the body is directly exposed to a sudden temperature change, health experts have warned. city ​​health.

With the maximum temperature reaching 36-39 degrees Celsius during the day and 24-26 degrees Celsius at 4:30 a.m., it is important to stay hydrated to avoid any health complications, said health specialist Dr Santhosh Kumar.

“Those who have been infected with Covid should be extra careful when there is a difference in temperature. These complications may increase due to extreme heat conditions and heat waves which directly affect internal body temperature. It could also there will be a psychological effect and gastrointestinal illnesses, apart from heart attacks and strokes,” he said.

He added that the sudden temperature change affected blood flow and if a person was well hydrated they could survive the temperature change without any internal damage. The maximum temperature is expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius on Tuesday and the minimum temperature is expected to be 24 degrees Celsius in the wee hours.

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