Heat wave: Alert extended till Tuesday
Thiruvananthapuram: The met department has issued an alert till Tuesday as the heat wave in the state is likely to rise 3 degree Celsius from the average temperature in all districts except Wayanad. Besides, the state disaster management authority has also warned not to be exposed to the sun from 11 am till 3pm.
On Sunday, two sunstroke cases and 24 sunburn cases were reported in the state. 20 people sustained sun scars.
The highest recorded temperature in the state was in Palakkad, 39.3 degree Celsius and Alappuzha witnessed a rise in temperature to 37 degree Celsius. Punalur recorded 38 degrees, Kottayam - 36.8 and Thiruvananthapuram - 36 degree Celsius. On Sunday, the temperature was above 35 degree celsius everywhere.