India and Pakistan face heat wave of around 50 degrees Celsius | The world

India and Pakistan face heat wave of around 50 degrees Celsius |  The world

A India that’s all Pakistan It experiences a strong heat wave that reaches about 50 degrees Celsius. Authorities in Pakistan have issued a heat alert, recording a high of 47 degrees Celsius, the highest in 61 years.

Minister of Federal Climate Change PakistanSherry Rahman urged the federal and provincial governments to take precautionary measures to control the extreme heat wave that reached 47 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country.

An excavator tries to contain a fire in the Indian capital, New Delhi (Photo: Adnan Abidi / REUTERS)

“South Asia, especially India Pakistan, Face was a record heat wave. It starts in early April and continues to suffocate in any shade that people find, ”Rahman said in a statement.

Man smashes ice cube for distribution among Ahmedabad residents in India – Photo: Amit Dave / REUTERS

According to Reuters, scientists have warned that more than a billion people in the region are at risk of heat-related impacts, linking the onset of intense summer to climate change.

“For the first time in decades, The Pakistan From winter to summer, spring is gone, ”Rahman said.

Glaciers in the Himalayan, Hindu Kush and Karkoram mountains rapidly melted, forming thousands of glacial lakes in the north. PakistanOf these, 30 are at risk of catastrophic flooding, according to the Ministry of Climate Change, and about 7 million people are vulnerable.

Pakistanis try to cool off in the lake during hot days – Photo: Akhtar Sumro / REUTERS

A senior Indian Meteorological Department official said on Friday that the weather will remain warm for the next three days but will drop in some parts of May after the onset of the monsoon.

“We see a lot of patients suffering from heat stroke or other heat related problems,” said Mona Desai, former president of the Medical Association of Ahmedabad in the Indian state of Gujarat.

She said 60-70% of patients are of school age who complain of vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, weakness and other symptoms.

Roads in Bhubaneswar, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, were deserted and schools were closed, and neighboring West Bengal extended its summer school holidays for a few days.

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