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‘Advanced warning system’ for heat wave this summer

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is set to put in place an “advanced warning system” to tackle heat wave conditions in summers.

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) is set to put in place an “advanced warning system” to tackle heat wave conditions in summers.

A “draft heat action plan” will be presented before the AMC on March 20,sources said,adding that experts from Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH) in Gandhinagar will explain the “action plan” at the meeting.

Municipal commissioner Guruprasad Mohapatra said the IIPH representatives had come to the AMC with studies on high morbidity rate noticed during heat wave conditions. “With their help,we are planning to reduce fatalities by working out an advanced warning system based on temperature data,” he said.