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"MOH" Warns of Exposure to Severe Heat Waves
26 July 2023

​Ministry of Health has warned of exposure to severe heat waves that dominate most regions of the Kingdom during the summer season, and cause damage to human health. The Ministry published an infographic on its Twitter account showing these risks, most notably: dry skin, sunstroke, and heat stress, explaining that the most important thing to prevent heat waves is to stay in the shade between 11 and 3 o'clock in the day, and wear long protective clothing from the sun, cover the head, use sunscreen, wear sunglasses, in addition to drinking water and fluids in sufficient quantities. It is noteworthy that this awareness step came in line with the alert statement issued by the Meteorological Center about the Kingdom's exposure to a heat wave, and the continued impact of high temperatures until the end of this week, ranging between (48-50) in the eastern region, and (46-48) in the eastern and southern parts of Riyadh region, the eastern parts of Qassim region, and the western parts of Medina region.

Last Update : 26 July 2023 04:47 PM
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