Chennai collector K.govindaraj has suggested public to take precautionary measures and live indoors because the mercury is about to upward thrust over the following few days.
Chennai collector K.govindaraj referred to an IMD document which stated the temperature was set to upward thrust to round 41 diploma celsius over the following few days from 37 degrees celsius and advised public now not to project out among 12 noon and 3 pm.
The Collector has requested the public not to go out between 12 noon and 3 pm unless it is necessary. People are requested to drink large quantities of water. To avoid dehydration, they should drink fruit juices or buttermilk. Avoid coffee and tea. Wear light cotton clothes. Don`t leave children and pet animals in the parking lot. If you have to go out, take drinking water. Cover your head, neck, hand and legs with wet clothes. Wear hat or take umbrella. If you feel tired, drink water. Consult a doctor if you are not well. Avoid tea and coffee. Instead take butter milk, porridge or fruit juices. Keep pet animals in a shady place and give them lots of water.