HEATWAVE SAFETY ADVICE
HEATWAVE HITS THE DODECANESE - MERCURY IN THE RED !
The temperature in the Aegean is expected to reach 35-36 degrees Celsius, while in the Dodecanese the temperature, especially the mid-day hours, is expected to even reach 41 degrees Celsius.
In the occasion of temporary hazardous weather forecast by the National Weather Service, the attention of all and especially citizens who belong to vulnerable groups is demanded by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection, Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection, Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity and the National Center for Emergency Care.
Particular attention must be paid to the elderly and children who suffer from chronic diseases and those taking medication.
Specifically, in days of heat one should avoid:
And when one has to be active:
Particular attention for babies and infants
Heatwave and the elderly
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