Advice to be on the alert since the heat in some places is due to rise

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 - 15:09


Since very hot weather will prevail tomorrow in the Eastern Province and the districts of Mannar, Vavuniya, Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi the Meteorology Department warns that people should on the alert.

Due to this weather, dehydration, cramps due to loss of minerals, extreme fatigue as well as heat stroke could occur, it is said.

Therefore, the Meteorology Department says that the Ministry of health has requested people to drink adequate water and remain in shady places as much as possible. 

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