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Tips to stay safe during a heatwave

Published on Apr 04, 2024 09:37 PM IST
  • By following these guidelines, you can minimize the risk of heat-related illnesses and make the most of your summer experience.
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As temperatures soar and heatwaves become more common, it's crucial to prioritize your health and well-being. Here are some practical tips to help you stay safe and cool during extreme heat conditions: (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 04, 2024 09:37 PM IST

As temperatures soar and heatwaves become more common, it's crucial to prioritize your health and well-being. Here are some practical tips to help you stay safe and cool during extreme heat conditions: (REUTERS)

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Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day to prevent dehydration. Opt for cool beverages like water, coconut water, or electrolyte drinks. (pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Stay Hydrated: Drink plenty of water throughout the day to prevent dehydration. Opt for cool beverages like water, coconut water, or electrolyte drinks. (pexels)

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Dress Appropriately: Wear lightweight, loose-fitting clothing in light coloUrs to help your body stay cool. Avoid dark coloUrs that absorb heat. (HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Dress Appropriately: Wear lightweight, loose-fitting clothing in light coloUrs to help your body stay cool. Avoid dark coloUrs that absorb heat. (HT Photo/Sanjeev Verma)

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Avoid Strenuous Activities: Minimize physical exertion during extreme heat to prevent heat-related illnesses. Save exercise or strenuous work for cooler times of the day. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Avoid Strenuous Activities: Minimize physical exertion during extreme heat to prevent heat-related illnesses. Save exercise or strenuous work for cooler times of the day. (Shutterstock)

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Use Cooling Devices: Utilize fans, air conditioning, or cool towels to lower your body temperature and provide relief from the heat. (pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Use Cooling Devices: Utilize fans, air conditioning, or cool towels to lower your body temperature and provide relief from the heat. (pexels)

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Seek Shade: If you must be outdoors, stay in the shade as much as possible. Use umbrellas, hats, or sunglasses to protect yourself from direct sunlight. (HT Photo/Keshav Singh) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Seek Shade: If you must be outdoors, stay in the shade as much as possible. Use umbrellas, hats, or sunglasses to protect yourself from direct sunlight. (HT Photo/Keshav Singh)

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Eat Light Meals: Opt for light, refreshing meals that are easy to digest. Include plenty of fruits and vegetables with high water content to stay hydrated. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Eat Light Meals: Opt for light, refreshing meals that are easy to digest. Include plenty of fruits and vegetables with high water content to stay hydrated. (Unsplash)

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Stay Indoors During Peak Hours: Limit outdoor activities during the hottest parts of the day, typically between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 04, 2024 09:37 PM IST

Stay Indoors During Peak Hours: Limit outdoor activities during the hottest parts of the day, typically between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Unsplash)

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