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heatwave warning

ALERT: Heat wave warning from October 10 to last about a week, please be sure to look after 4 legged children as well…Hello guys please take note. The Met Services Department will issue an alert this evening of an impending heatwave which will affect the country between Saturday 10 October to around Thursday next week. Temperatures are expected to go beyond 45 degrees….

Kindly look after young children, be sure to wear protective clothing, sunscreen, keep hydrated and remain indoors whenever possible. Please help to disseminate the alert. Please pass on …thank you

It already has started affecting parts of SA and Botswana and heading to Zimbabwe. PLEASE TAKE NOTE. The Met Services Department will issue an alert this evening of an impending heatwave which will affect the country between Saturday 10 October to around Thursday next week. Temperatures are expected to go beyond 45 degrees….since there is no magetsi they have asked UNDP to help disseminate the alert. Please pass on. There is a heat wave that is coming from SA. Be warned and take precautions.- Stay well hydrated by drinking a lot of water.- Keep a close eye on babies, the elderly and children to ensure they are well hydrated.- Remember to ensure that pets have a cool place to relax and cool clean water to drink.- Wear the appropriate clothing and use sunscreen.- Limit participation in outdoor activities. If you plan on participating in outdoor activities, ensure you rest and keep hydrated.- If you are going to spend time at a pool, ensure your safety and that of children around you. Ensure that they are supervised while around and in the pool. – Do not leave children and pets in a vehicle, even with a window open.Watch out for the following symptoms of severe heat stroke or exhaustion:- Severe headache- Weakness or disorientation- Nausea and vomiting- Muscle cramps- Severe thirstMonitor people who have these symptoms. Persisting symptoms should be taken seriously and medical assistance should be sought..

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