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The summer months in India are some of the hottest days of the year but certain parts of the country bear the brunt of it a little more than the others. States like Delhi, West Bengal and Odisha are quite hot this time of the year. But there’s another state Tamil Nadu that where the mercury is soaring. And if this wasn’t enough, May 4 onwards Tamil Nadu will also experience Agni Natchathiram. Also Read - Tamil Nadu Class 10, 12 Board Exams 2020: Results to be Out in July, Teachers Engaged in Evaluation Work

This phenomenon is when the heat is likely to be much worse than what it is right now. Starting on May 4, it will go on until May 28. According to the Meteorological Center, people in Tamil Nadu can expect rains and thunderstorms at a few places today and tomorrow and then the heat wave is likely to get worse. In the last week of the month, the heat will get lesser. Considering that mercury is already on a rise, people can expect higher temperatures than before. Also Read - Coronavirus: As Second-Last Day of Lockdown 4.0 Ends, Here's Where The Four Most-Affected States Stand

If you want to avoid the heat wave, you can go to places that have a pleasant climate this time of the year. Here are a few suggestions for you:

Places in India where summer feels like winter

Hill stations in south India

But if you aren’t going anywhere on a break, make sure you stay indoors during peak summer as you can suffer from a heat stroke. Drink lots of water and don’t step out without a sunscreen. Here are 7 summer essentials you need in your travel bag.

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