- 3 Jul 2015 4:00 AM
The chief medical officer and disaster management centre have advised the public to drink plenty of liquids in the upcoming days and to avoid coffee and alcohol consumption as well as drinks with high caffeine and sugar content.
Children should not be left unattended in parked cars even for a few minutes, they warned. Sun protection should be taken and direct exposure avoided between 11am and 3pm, the authorities said.
Hungary will lift a ban on lorries this weekend because of a heat wave that could pose a risk to truckers’ health.
Under normal circumstances, vehicles over 7.5 tonnes would be banned from Hungary’s roads from 3pm on Saturday to 10pm on Sunday.
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