10 faint, hundreds of birds die in sizzling heatMay 23, 2013
SIBI: Ten People fell unconscious while hundreds of bird died in sizzling heat here Thursday. According to details Sibi is the warmest place in Asia. It is in grip of extremely hot weather for last one week. Ten people including workers in fields, school children fell unconscious due to very very hot weather today. They were shifted to nearby clinics for treatment.
Shops and business concern remained closed during the day and people remain confined to their houses to save them from biting heat. Roads and streets give deserted look during the day.
There is increase in demand for ice and other syrups . Taking benefit of demand substandard goods are also being sold to mint money. Children are main target of these substandard goods.
Doctors have advised people to cover heads while coming in the sun and maximum use of water.
People and social circles have demanded end to load shedding in Sibi in view of very hot weather.