Uttar Pradesh Weather / Deadly heat wave wreaks havoc in UP, 81 people died in 24 hours; 13 deaths in Kanpur alone

Vikrant Shekhawat : Jun 19, 2024, 05:53 PM
Uttar Pradesh Weather: The fire raining from the sky in Uttar Pradesh has now become deadly. In the last 24 hours, a total of 81 people died in different districts due to heatwave. At the same time, many patients are still admitted in the hospital. Cases of heatstroke have increased a lot in the month of June. Long queues of patients are being seen in hospitals. Looking at the number of beds, only those patients whose condition looks critical are being admitted. At the same time, those patients whose condition looks somewhat stable are being sent home after giving them medicines.

According to the data released by the Uttar Pradesh Health Department, 13 people have died due to heat wave in Kanpur alone. At the same time, 12 people died in Fatehpur, nine in Chitrakoot, six in Unnao, four in Banda, six in Orai, one each in Etawah and Bareilly, one each in Prayagraj and Kaushambi districts and four in Pratapgarh. A total of 23 people lost their lives in Varanasi, Mau, Ghazipur, Mirzapur, Chandauli, Jaunpur, Ballia, Sonbhadra. According to the Meteorological Department, there is no hope of relief for the next four days. Red alert has been issued for heat wave in most of the districts.

13 people died due to heat wave in Kanpur

The severe heat wave is scorching the entire Ganga-Yamuna plain including Kanpur. In Kanpur, a head constable fainted and fell down due to severe heat during duty. The sub-inspector present with him kept making a video of him instead of taking him to the hospital. When people protested, the head constable was taken to the hospital, where doctors declared him dead. If we talk about Kanpur, then the maximum number of deaths have occurred here in the last 24 hours. A total of 13 people have died due to heat wave.

People are falling ill due to heat wave

The problem of fever, dizziness and headache has become common in this scorching heat. People are dying due to these problems. People going out for work are getting sick due to heat stroke. Most of the patients are reaching hospitals. The crowd in hospitals has suddenly increased. In such a situation, doctors are also on alert mode. Seeing the condition of the patients, they are being admitted to hospitals. Doctors say that people should take maximum precautions. Avoid going out in the sun as little as possible.

14 people died due to heat stroke in Noida!

On the other hand, in Gautam Buddha Nagar (Noida), 14 people died under suspicious circumstances in the last 24 hours. It is being suspected that these people might have died due to heat stroke. Around 6 to 7 unidentified bodies have been found in the entire district. All these bodies have been found around Thana Sector-142, Expressway Thana, Thana Sector-24, Thana Sector-58, Kotwali-39, Phase-2 Thana, Kotwali Sector-126, Phase-1 Thana areas.

Noida CMO Renu Agarwal says that the exact cause of death will be known after the post-mortem. In the last 24 hours, 14 bodies have reached the district hospital. However, CMO Renu Agarwal did not deny the possibility of deaths due to heat and heat wave. She said that the cause of deaths could also be heat and heat wave, but the situation will be clear after the post-mortem.