Gone are the days when a hot summer day in the capital meant 30 degrees Celsius. When the sun is above, meteorologists anticipate temperatures of up to 49°C. The combination of global warming and Delhi's severe climate has resulted in a difficult summer for the capital's citizens.
While Delhi residents are well aware of the difficulties that peak summers bring, they are constantly looking for innovative methods to escape the heat. We'll go over a few strategies for dealing with a heat wave and staying cool in the sweltering heat in this post.
Keeping houses cool and pleasant is becoming more difficult as more people work from home, some while caring for loved ones. Follow these 5 simple steps to keep your body, room, and house cool this summer.
Stay Hydrated (Drink Lots of Water)
It goes without saying that you should not dehydrate your body. You'll sweat a lot, so make sure you drink enough water to keep your fluid levels up. In severe cases, dehydration can cause significant weakness, tiredness, and other diseases.
You may sweat 2 liters every day if you have to be outside all day, which must be replenished.
Use Ceiling Fans
You may have forgotten about the fan since your air conditioner is functioning so effectively. It's a fantastic way to get rid of the heated air in your house and let the cold air in.
During the summer, spin your ceiling fan counter-clockwise to assist the flow of cool air downward. Then, when you leave the room, remember to switch off your ceiling fan since fans cool individuals, not rooms, by producing a wind chill effect.
Use Water to "Cool Down"
Showering might assist your body in cooling down. Allow your hair to air dry to help lengthen your body's cooling phase and enhance the cool, fresh feeling of a cold shower.
This is why, especially during the summer, swimming pools are such a popular notion. Take a towel and soak it in cold water before placing it on your forehead or shoulders. Regular bathing might also help you feel rejuvenated.
Choose Proper Clothing (The Looser, The Better)
When the sun isn't your friend, you'll need to dress comfortably. Cotton clothing is exceptionally light and absorbent. Therefore it should be preferred over other fabrics. Simultaneously, choose lighter colors since dark colors absorb heat, while lighter colors reflect the sun's rays.
Clothing composed of cotton, linen, or jersey is a good choice. Clothing composed of breathable fabrics, such as cotton, linen, or jersey, is the best choice. These materials will not suffocate you or make you sweat in the heat. They're also fantastic for looking put-together and cool, even on a hot day.
Stay Out of the Heat
When possible, stay clear of direct sunlight. For example, you may spend the entire day indoors, avoiding direct sunshine.
However, keep in mind that the sun should not warm your home. Close curtains and shades on windows that receive direct sunlight and tilt your blinds up. If you're outside, take advantage of the shade provided by awnings, trees, and bushes.
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