Highest Heat Alert Now in Hungary

  • 19 Jun 2024 8:07 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Highest Heat Alert Now in Hungary
The chief medical officer has declared a third-degree heat alert from early Wednesday until Saturday midnight. What should you do?

The heat alert comes with advice to drink plenty, avoid the sun in midday hours and to stay in the shade, the national public health centre (NNGYK) and the disaster management authority OKF said in a statement.

During heat alerts, people should use skin protection, stay in air-conditioned places when possible and avoid physical exertion during the hottest hours of the day, the statement said

- in particular warning of the dangers to the elderly, children and those with cardiovascular diseases.

Publish health advice on preventing health effects of heat by WHO


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