Scorching heat in Beglaum, temperature crosses 40°c

It is just the start of the summer season and the temperature in Belgaum (Belagavi) already crossed 40°c. For the last few days, the district has been facing soaring heat making the people of Belgaum in trouble.

Due to the rising temperature, the water sources are getting depleted especially the groundwater level in the Belgaum district has reached a record low of 1200 ft from 650 ft.

The district is facing heavy water shortage with many villages not getting daily drinking water and some are getting water via water tankers.

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the temperature in Belagavi (Belgaum) crossed 40°c on 31 March and is likely to rise in the upcoming days due to a heat wave that will cause the temperature to rise in the central peninsular region of India.

Scorching heat in Beglaum, Belgaum News

The health department of Belgaum district said due to an increase in temperature, the body releases excess sweat which causes dehydration in the body leading to many health issues.

The people of Belgaum are suffering from a water crisis and scorching heat, they are reluctant to go out of their house. The IMD has warned about the upcoming heat and rising temperature in northern Karnataka including Belgaum and advised people not to go out unnecessarily during the daytime to avoid any health issues.

Usually, the weather in Belgaum is humid and cold, but last year, the rainfall was very low, making the entire region warmer than in previous years.

It is advised to avoid direct sunlight and if you are going out in the daytime, use an umbrella to avoid any direct exposure to the sun. Drink enough water to keep yourself hydrated, it is advised to drink at least 3 liters of water during the summer season and eat seasonal fruits.

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