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And the heat goes on....

Yellow warnings remain active for the entire weekend, due to very high temperatures on the Islands that can exceed 34ºC.

This last week the temperatures recorded have exceeded 34 degrees, a heatwave the likes of which we have never seen before in October.

When will the heatwave end on the islands?

It is very likely that the high temperatures will continue at least until Thursday of next week, with maximum temperatures exceeding 30ºC throughout the archipelago. Today visibility has been reduced with the suspended dust in the air.

Here are some tips to help you cope with the high temperatures:

Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day to stay hydrated. Avoid excessive consumption of caffeine or alcohol as they can lead to dehydration.

Avoid Direct Sunlight: If possible, stay indoors during the hottest parts of the day (usually between 10 AM and 4 PM). If you need to be outside, try to stay in the shade.

Use Cooling Methods: Take cool showers or baths, use fans, or place a wet cloth on your forehead or neck to help cool down.

Wear Light Clothing: Choose loose-fitting, light-coloured clothing to help your body regulate its temperature.

Limit Physical Activity: Avoid strenuous activities and exercise during the hottest parts of the day. If you need to exercise, try to do it in the early morning or late evening when it's cooler.

Protect Your Skin: Use sunscreen to protect your skin from harmful UV rays, and wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses when going outside.

Check on Vulnerable Individuals: Keep an eye on elderly individuals, young children, and those with pre-existing health conditions, as they are more vulnerable to heat-related illnesses.

Keep Your Home Cool: Close blinds or curtains to block out direct sunlight, and consider using air conditioning or fans to keep the indoor temperature comfortable.

Follow these links to see the up-to-date forecast in your area.


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