Heatwave Bulletin
29 May, 2024 13:00 PST
HEATWAVE ADVISORY/ALERT

Current meteorological conditions suggest that "Heatwave Emergency" conditions are likely to continue over central and southern districts of Punjab during next 05 days. However, there are chances of “Heatwave Emergency” like situation to evolve over most central and southern districts of Punjab in coming 10 days period

5-days Heatwave Alert

10-days Heatwave Alert

Thresholds for Heatwave
Alert Criteria Public Advisory

Normal Day

Forecast < 40°C

Hot Day Alert

Forecast 40°C - 41.9°C

Avoid outdoor activities.
Cover your head.
Drink more water.
Wear light colored and loose cotton clothes.

Hot Day Warning

Forecast ≥ 42°C

Avoid heat exposure.
Drink sufficient fluids.
Replenish body salt through IV Fluids.
Wear light colored and loose cotton clothes.
Walk and sit under shades.

Heatwave Emergency

Forecast ≥ 42°C and
minimum temperature ≥
30°C for 2 or more
consecutive days.
Significant levels of heat
related illness and mortality
reports.

Extreme care needed for vulnerable people.
Avoid heat exposure.
Drink sufficient fluids.
Replenish body salt through ORS.
Wear light colored and loose cotton clothes.
Walk and sit under shades.
Call emergency helpline for any additional assistance.

These thresholds are defined in collaboration with HEATWAVE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE (HWMC)