Rising mercury makes life difficult for people of Bihar

May 10th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI  

Patna, May 10 (ANI): Temperature touching close to 45 degrees made life miserable for people of Bihar.

In Patna, hot winds and high temperature have made the residents take desperate measures like covering themselves with cloth to escape from scorching sun.

The sale of coolants like panna, juices and squashes has increased, as people throng the stalls selling these cold drinks to beat the heat.

“The heat is so intense that it is burning my skin. I’m having the mango panna to beat the heat,” said Ashish Kumar, a resident.

The heat has become unbearable for the people who are reluctant to leave their houses and go out.

“The heat here is unbearable. We don’t even feel like coming out of our houses. Hot wind is blowing and we feel parched,” said Mahesh, another resident.

Summers are a difficult time when soaring temperatures lead to numerous casualties across the country. (ANI)

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