Botswana weather experts warn of heat wave

Botswana's Department of Meteorological Services has warned that there will be a significant increase in temperatures around the country until…

Botswana’s Department of Meteorological Services has warned that there will be a significant increase in temperatures around the country until next week and called on the public to take precautionary measures to protect themselves.In a statement on Tuesday night, the department warned that extremely high temperatures ranging from 38°C to 41°C are expected over the western half of Botswana extending into the southeastern parts of the country.

It advised members of the public in the affected areas to take precautionary measures to protect themselves from these adverse weather conditions.

These measures may include, among others, drinking more water regardless of one’s activity level, avoiding prolonged stay under the sun, and wearing a wide-brimmed hats or using umbrellas to protect oneself from the sun.

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