| Orange level in the Region of Murcia | Meteorology warns of temperatures of up to 43 degrees for today and establishes orange level warnings in the Region of Murcia.
Health authorities urge you to protect yourself from the heat.The State Meteorological Agency issues for today, Saturday, August 1, orange level warnings for maximum temperatures for the Northwest, Altiplano, Vega del Segura, Guadalentín Valley, Lorca and Aguilas areas.In the Northwest, Altiplano, Guadalentín Valley, Lorca and Águilas it can reach 41 degrees.In the case of the Northwest and Altiplano areas, the start time of the episode is from 12:00 noon.
and until 7:00 p.m.
of today.In the case of the areas of Valle del Guadalentín, Lorca and Águilas, this episode will begin at 12:00.
extended until 9:00 p.m.In Vega del Segura, 43 degrees can be reached.
The start time of the episode is from 12:00 noon.
extending until 7:00 p.m.On the other hand, the health authorities, within the framework of the Preventive Action Plan against the Health Effects of Excessive Temperatures, place the daily index of thermal extremes at level 2, index 3 (orange color) when the maximum temperatures are exceeded and minimum considered threshold for three consecutive days and remember:Drink water and liquids frequently, even if you don't feel thirsty, regardless of your physical activity.Do not abuse drinks with caffeine, alcohol or large amounts of sugar, as they can make you lose more body fluid.Although anyone can suffer from a heat-related problem, pay special attention to babies and young children, the elderly, and people with diseases that can be aggravated by heat and dehydration, such as heart disease.Stay as long as possible in cool, shady or heated places, and cool off whenever you need to.Try to reduce physical activity and avoid doing sports outdoors in the hottest hours (from 12.00 to 17.00).Wear light, loose-fitting, sweaty clothing.Never leave anyone in a closed, parked vehicle (especially children, the elderly, or the chronically ill).Consult your doctor for symptoms that last more than an hour and that may be related to high temperatures.Keep your medicines in a cool place; heat can alter its composition and its effects.Make light meals that help to replace the salts lost by sweat (salads, fruits, vegetables, juices, etc.)