In view of heatwave conditions, the India Meteorological Department has issued yellow warning for western Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, western UP, MP, and Jharkhand.
What are Heat Waves?
Situation 1 - When normal maximum temperature of a station is less than or equal to 40º C. Declare Heat Wave if:
Situation 2 - When normal maximum temperature of a station is more than 40º C. Declare Heat Wave if:
Situation 3 - When actual maximum temperature remains 45ºC or more irrespective of normal maximum temperature, heat wave should be declared.
Impact based heat wave warning issue by India Meteorological Department (IMD):
Health impacts of heat wave:
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