Scorching heat has started in the state. In some cities, the temperature is going beyond 40 degrees. In Rajkot city too, the mercury has started reaching beyond 40 degrees. The Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of increasing the temperature further in the coming days. The onset of summer has been delayed this year, but now there is a possibility of severe heat wave. After this, the Rajkot traffic department has decided to keep the traffic signals closed from 1 pm to 5 pm so that the drivers do not face any problem in the afternoon.
Traffic signals in Rajkot will remain closed from 1 pm to 5 pm
Rajkot traffic department has taken an important decision to avoid the scorching heat. All traffic signals in the city will remain closed from 1 pm to 5 pm. Due to which the drivers will not have to stand on the traffic signal in the scorching heat and get scorched in the heat. People avoid going out without work in the afternoon or summer, but this decision is important for those who have to go out under compulsion. Traffic signals usually remain closed for 60 to 90 seconds. This time may sound less but when you have to stand for so long in the scorching heat then it is very difficult. Especially the elderly and children will benefit more from this decision and will be able to avoid heat stroke.
cases of fainting due to heat stroke in summer
Due to the unbearable heat in summer, many cases of sunstroke come to the fore and sometimes people even faint. The traffic department has tried to save people from trouble by standing on the traffic signal. During this, due to the strong sunlight, people go out only when there is some very important work. So that due to this decision the traffic department does not have to face any kind of traffic problem. This decision will be effective till further notice.
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