DOH offers tips for beating the summer heat
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) has shared some tips to keep people safe in the intense summer heat.
In a tweet on Saturday, the DOH gave the following tips:
- drink lots of water to avoid dehydration
- stay indoors between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to avoid the direct sunlight and heat.
- wear sunglasses and a hat, apply sunscreen, and bring and umbrella if you expect to spend a lot of time outdoors
Init na init ngayong summer?
Talunin ang init a protektahan ang sarili sa pagsunod sa mga sumusunod na paalala. pic.twitter.com/UzPZJcIpAb
— Department of Health (@DOHgov) April 20, 2019
The heat index recorded on Maundy Thursday hit 49.2°Celcius in Guiuan, Eastern Samar, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration.