Kottayam: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that the temperature level will rise by two to three degrees Celsius across the region including Kottayam.
With the warning from the IMD, district Collector P.K. Sudheer Babu has cautioned the people to be prudent about the climate condition.
In an advisory, the Collector has directed the public to follow the guidelines of the disaster management authorities to prevent incidence of sun stroke due to the heat. Pregnant women, elderly people, children, and people suffering from various diseases should avoid direct sunlight between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Wearing loose, light-coloured cotton clothing will help combat the heat better, he said.