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The National Environment Agency (NEA) has forecast that warmer temperatures are expected in the next fortnight and could reach a high of 36 degrees Celsius on a few days. The warmer conditions are due to the continuing influence of the El Nino, the presence of a dry and warm air mass over the region and the occurrence of the equinox. Exercising in this hot and dry weather may pose an increased risk of heat stress resulting in serious consequences when heat-related illness develop.
The health impact of the unusually warm days is dependent on one’s health status, the temperature, and the length and intensity of exposure to the sun. Do encourage staff and athletes to adopt the following measures that can help to prevent and minimize the risk of heat-related illnesses and heat stress:
Do read the Heat Disorders Prevention Guide for more information to stay safe during this period: