Mexico's extreme heat wave kills 8 people

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Eight people have lost their lives in the heat wave that has been effective in Mexico since mid-April.

Mexico's extreme heat wave kills 8 people

The extreme heat that continues to affect Mexico has caused loss of life. In a statement made by the Mexican Ministry of Health, it was stated that 8 people lost their lives in the heat wave that was effective between April 14 and June 12. 

It was stated that 3 of the deaths were recorded in Veracruz, 2 in Quintana Roo, 2 in Sonora and 1 in Oaxaca. 

It was warned to drink at least 2 liters of water every day, avoid prolonged exposure to the sun between 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM when the temperature reaches its highest levels, wear thin clothes, use sunscreen, sunglasses, hats or umbrellas, and spend time in shade, cool and well-ventilated areas. 

The National Meteorological Service stated that the air temperature in the states where the deaths were recorded was above 45 degrees Celsius and that the heat wave in the country could last until October.

Source: Ihlas News Agency

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