5 Ways To Protect Yourself From The Ongoing Heatwave

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Pakistan is currently going through a blistering heatwave. With reports from some cities already hitting 50C we all should be careful and protect ourselves from the ongoing heatwave.

Here are 5 ways to protect yourself during the ongoing heatwave.

Stay Inside: The best way to protect yourself during a heatwave is to stay indoors. We definitely need to leave the homes for work and other matters but it’s best to avoid unnecessary travel and being exposed to sun.

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Cover Your Head: While going out in the open especially during the day time, cover your head with an umbrella or a cap. For casual outings, you can also cover your head with a wet cloth.

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Stay Hydrated: Staying hydrated is one the best ways to protect yourself in a heatwave. Drink lots of water and salted drinks to overcome the water and mineral deficiency in the body.


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Clothing: This one might kill your style but loose clothes and lighter colors will help in keeping your body’s temperature down. Darker colors absorb heat so style accordingly.

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Ventilation and Temperature Control: Keep your homes and offices properly ventilated and if possible keep the temperatures low through air-conditioning. The point is to simply keep your body’s and the surrounding temperature low.

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Can you think of other ways to protect yourself from the ongoing heatwave? Do share the tips in the comments.