According to the Meteorological Department, today is the first day of mild heatwave in Karachi due to which the temperature is likely to go up to 40 degrees.
Meteorological Department officials said that hot and dry winds will blow from the northwestern regions due to which the weather in Shar-e-Quaid is likely to remain hot and humid today.
According to the Meteorological Department, sea breezes will remain suspended during the day while the maximum temperature is likely to be between 38 to 40 degrees Celsius today.
Heat Wave Prevention Guidelines
Heatstroke occurs when the human body sweats rapidly to keep the internal temperature low so that the body can be cooled from the outside.
But if the internal deficiency of water caused by sweating is not met immediately, then due to the lack of water and salts, the body’s natural cooling system becomes inoperable and the person suffers from fatal diseases such as fatigue, dizziness or fever. Becomes a victim.
As the recent heat wave is approaching during Ramadan, medical experts advise not to go out of the shade unnecessarily to avoid heatstroke while fasting, and to take precautions if you are forced to do so. ۔
When going out, wear a wet cloth over your head and shoulders and wear light-colored clothing, as far away from the rush as possible and in a shady place.
Be sure to use an umbrella to protect yourself from the sun and eat cool foods at dawn and iftar.
Children under the age of 4 and people over the age of 60 are advised to take special precautions in extreme heat.
Doctors say people with weakened immune systems, people with diabetes or diabetes, heart disease and hypertension or high blood pressure should not go out in extreme heat.
People who work in the sun also need to be careful and constantly pour water on their body.