By Khushi Pal
Published Jun 21, 2024

Hindustan Times

Heatstroke cases on rise in India: 5 signs to watch out for 

The number of heatstroke deaths reported in India has risen amid the ongoing heatwave. Here are five symptoms of heatstroke to watch out for. 

High body temperature

A rise in body temperature is a warning sign of heatstroke. This includes if the core temperature rises to 104°F or higher degree.


A throbbing headache is also a sign of heatstroke. 

Weakness and body ache

Heatstroke symptoms also include muscle cramps, weakness and body ache. 

Nausea and vomiting

Telltale signs of a heatstroke can also include nausea, vomiting stomach ache. 

Rapid breathing

Feeling of breathlessness and fast and shallow breathing can be signs that your body is experiencing extreme heat stress.