Khargone. The heat in Khargone has made it amazing. The sun is now on fire. Here mercury 46 degrees has crossed over. the condition is power supply has also become a challenge. In this scorching heat, the transformer has started worrying. They do not get burnt in strong sunlight, so to keep them cool, fans were first installed and Cooler are being installed.
In Khargone district, the heat seems to be breaking all the records. In the second week of May, the mercury has climbed up to 46 degrees. There are only nine tapas left. Even before that, the highest record breaking heat of the season is falling these days. Khargone is burning like a furnace before Navtapa.
morning not straight afternoon
The temperature in Khargone has reached 46.4 degrees. Here it is not morning but straight afternoon. Common life has been badly affected. People live in homes. There is silence on the streets since morning. Due to the scorching heat, people do not come out of the house.
Transformers eating cooler air
With the increasing heat, maintaining power supply in the city is becoming a challenge for the power company. In order to maintain the power supply amid the increased demand for electricity and the rising temperature, now the power company has to make all efforts. To keep the transformers cool, the electricity distribution company had earlier installed fans everywhere. But if the mercury crosses 46, now he has to install coolers. This view can be seen in the whole district. Everywhere fans and coolers are installed in front of the transformer.
Transformer temperature challenge
Keeping the temperature of the transformer below 70 degrees had become a challenge for the company. Now the transformer is being kept cool through the cooler. VP Singh, junior engineer of the electricity distribution company, says that it is our priority to supply electricity during the scorching summer. Power supply is essential to protect against heat. Electricity is necessary for water supply including fans, cooler ACs. The temperature is running above 46 degrees. To keep the transformer cool below 70 degrees, coolers have been started from today so that consumers should not face any problem.
FIRST PUBLISHED : May 13, 2022, 19:56 IST