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Turkey: Heatwave warning June 29-July 3

Heatwave and forest fire warnings in place in Turkey June 29 to July 3: take precautions against heatstroke

29 juin 09h10 UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 29/6/2017, 12h00 until 3/7/2017, 11h59 (Europe/Istanbul). COUNTRY/REGION Turkey


A heatwave is set to affect much Turkey from Thursday, June 29, until at least Monday, July 3. In the east the heatwave could last until Wednesday, July 5.

Highs of up to 45°C (113°F) are forecast, with the Asian part of the country the most significantly affected. Over the weekend, temperatures up to 40°C (104°F) are expected in Ankara and Bursa, 37°C (99°F) in Istanbul, Izmir, and Adana, 42°C (107°F) in Edirne and Antalya, 43°C (109°F) in Diyarbakir, and 45°C (113°F) in Sanliurfa and Aydin.

These high temperatures could be hazardous to health, particularly for the elderly, children, and people suffering from chronic illnesses.

Authorities also warned of the increased risk of forest fires due to the intense heat. The coastal Aegean and Mediterranean regions are particularly at risk. 


Symptoms of heatstroke include: high fever, hot, red and dry skin, headache, nausea, drowsiness, intense thirst, confusion, convulsions, and loss of consciousness.


Individuals in affected areas are advised to follow local weather reporting, to avoid all strenuous outdoor activity, to remain indoors as much as possible between 10:00 and 16:00 (local time) when temperatures tend to peak, to remain well-hydrated (with sugar-free, non-alcoholic beverages), and to wear loose, light-colored clothing. Do not hesitate to seek medical attention if displaying symptoms of heatstroke.


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