The first heat wave of summer, It will take about three days, which results in very high temperatures, well underway is the invasion of warm air masses in Greece……
From Friday, according to the meteo meteorological service of the National Observatory of Athens (EAA), expected gradual decline of the high temperatures, nevertheless will remain high for the time levels.
According to currently available prognostic data, during the midday hours Estimated maximum temperatures Thursday will reach their 40 until 41O C.
But at the same time, Thursday and Friday will occur rain and local thunderstorms hot hours of the day, mainly in the northern continental.
Εξαιτίας των αναμενόμενων υψηλών θερμοκρασιών, They should respect a number of necessary precautions, such as
* Πίνετε επαρκείς ποσότητες νερού ανά τακτά χρονικά διαστήματα, to avoid dehydration.
Do not wait until thirsty to drink water, juices or soft drinks.
* Διατηρείτε δροσερό τον εσωτερικό χώρο του σπιτιού σας.
* Αποφύγετε την κατανάλωση αλκοόλ, because it increases the likelihood of dehydration.
* Κάνετε τακτικά χλιαρά ή κρύα μπάνια.
* Ντυθείτε με ελαφριά και άνετα ρούχα, not to prevent the evaporation of sweat.
* Αποφύγετε τα μεγάλα και βαριά γεύματα, eating plenty of fruits and salads.
* Διατηρείτε συχνή επικοινωνία με τους αγαπημένους σας, especially the elderly.
* Αποφύγετε την έντονη σωματική άσκηση υπό ακραίες θερμοκρασίες.
Prefer the early morning or evening hours. If during exercise you feel paying, motion sickness, dizziness or headache, stop immediately.
* Ενημερωθείτε συχνά για τις μετεωρολογικές συνθήκες
High temperatures can cause heat exhaustion and heat stroke due to the increase of body temperature.
Key features of the syndrome of heat exhaustion are cramps (cramps), a general feeling of weakness, feeling dizzy, headache, nausea or vomiting, excessive sweating, cold and clammy skin, tachypnea (rapid breathing) and tachycardia, thirst, dark urine, etc..
If heat exhaustion is not treated early, can lead to the more serious condition of heat stroke, characterized by a temperature exceeding 40 degrees centigrade in the body, collapse of thermoregulatory mechanisms, diffuse dysfunction symptoms of Central Nervous System (confusion, hallucinations, dysarthria, fright, weakness of muscle coordination, lethargy, convulsions) and multiple organ failure body.
Vulnerable groups are the elderly (especially those with cardiopulmonary diseases), babies and toddlers, people with chronic neurological diseases, people taking certain drugs (diuretics and beta-blockers, anticholinergics, antipsychotics and anti-histamines). Particularly diuretics can lead to dehydration and electrolyte imbalance, όταν η εξωτερική θερμοκρασία είναι πολύ υψηλή.
High temperatures can be very dangerous for those suffering from cardiovascular diseases, especially those over 50 years old and overweight, experiencing symptoms of angina and dyspnea or chronic cardiovascular disease.
These people should watch more: avoid sun exposure during midday hours, They are accompanied by others in sports for greater safety activities and exercises, wear well-ventilated shoes, as well as light, light cotton clothing or synthetic fabric that repels sweat, and even often put sunscreen and avoid caffeinated and alcoholic beverages.