Lucknow News Roundup | New EV charging stations in parks, surge in viral fever cases & more
From Indian Railways' plan to run the new Vande Bharat train between Dehradun to Lucknow to the installation of Artificial External Defibrillator (AED) at Charbagh Metro station, read on to know more about the latest trending Lucknow news highlights.
IMD predicts thunderstorms, spells of rainfall, Thursday onwards
With the expected shift in weather conditions, residents of Lucknow are in for a slight respite from the constant hot and humid conditions. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall in different parts of UP including Lucknow from tomorrow onwards. Better weather conditions with thunderstorms, strong winds and lower temperatures can be expected between Sep 7 to 9.
3 new EV charging stations to come up in Lucknow
The Invest UP wing of the state government has been actively promoting the adoption of EVs within the state to enhance the transportation infrastructure and attract investors in this sector. In line with these efforts, LDA will oversee the establishment of three new EV charging stations in Lucknow. These stations will be strategically located at the Ram Manohar Lohia Park and Janeshwar Mishra Park in Gomtinagar, as well as the Jyotiba Phule Zonal Park in the LDA colony.
Plans to run new Vande Bharat train between Lucknow and Dehradun
After the commencement of the Dehradun-Delhi Vande Bharat express back in May this year, Indian Railways plans to run another semi-high speed train connecting Lucknow to Dehradun. The decision to run the train on this route is still in talks within the department.
AED device installed for providing critical care for emergency heart attack patients
UPMRC has taken an important step to assist individuals facing sudden cardiac arrests while traveling on the Lucknow Metro. For this they have installed an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) device at the Charbagh Metro Station. This AED device administers a mild electric current to restore normal heart rhythm, making it a valuable life-saving tool in cases of heart attacks. The installation of this device took place today, September 6th, at 4:50 PM, and was accompanied by a demonstration session led by Dr. Aditya Kapoor.
Lucknow hospitals report surge in viral fever cases
Government hospitals in Lucknow are seeing a sudden increase in patients with viral fever every day. The city's hospitals are reporting around 400-500 cases regularly in their OPDs. This increase in infections is mainly because of the changing weather, which is causing viruses to spread faster. Even though the reported fever cases can be treated within 4-5 days, doctors are cautioning the people in the city. They recommend using home remedies to boost immunity and avoid getting sick with a fever.