Severe heat wave has been prevailing across the country since the past few days making difficult for the people to carry out their daily chores. The temperature has risen above 40 degree celcius in most of the states. In Bhubaneswar, people had to cover miles for getting potable water for their daily use. For beating the scorching heat; people resorted to drinking fruit juices and buying air conditioners. However experts have advised to drink fluids to avoid dehydration.