Today is blazing hot in Delhi, with temperatures reaching 47 degrees Celsius.

Temperatures in Delhi reach 47.2 degrees Celsius . Yellow warning issued for Sunday, with thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and hailgusty winds .

New Delhi, India, May 14 : People in Delhi were scorching hot, with the temperature in Mungeshpur and Najafgarh areas rising to 47.2 degrees Celsius.At 12 noon today, the minimum temperature was recorded near the Salwan Public School district in Mayur Vihar, where it was 43.4 degrees Celsius.The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert, warning of a massive heatwave in the capital on Saturday.A yellow warning has been issued to warn people about a heatwave on Sunday.

Heat wave conditions in most parts of West Rajasthan, with severe heat wave conditions in many areas, according to the IMD in its daily weather bulletin; heat wave conditions in some areas of East Rajasthan, with severe heat wave conditions in some areas; heat wave conditions in isolated pockets over Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana-Delhi.Next week, cloudy skies could provide some respite from the blustery heat.On May 16, a thunderstorm accompanied by lightning and hailgusty winds (speed 30-40 kmph) at isolated locations is forecast over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand; with lightning and hailgusty winds (speed 40-50 kmph) at isolated locations Kerala and Mahe; with lightning at isolated locations over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Odisha, Gangetic West Bengal, and Andaman-Nicobar Islands; with lightning People with moderate health problems living in Northern India were urged to avoid approaching their homes unless it was necessary, according to the weather agency.The heat wave may have a minimal effect on health outcomes for vulnerable populations, such as infants, elderly, and people with chronic diseases.According to the bulletin, there is an increased risk of heat illness symptoms in people who are either exposed to the sun for a long time or doing heavy work.

Avoid overhydration.Even if you aren't thirsty, drink enough water.Avoid heat exposure, wear lightweight, light-colored, loose, cotton clothes, and cover the head with cloth, hat, or umbrella, according to the central weather agency.To stay hydrated, use ORS, homemade beverages such as lassi, torani (rice water), lemon water, buttermilk, etc.