Specialists of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation told how to protect the body from overheating in extreme heat. Reported by RIA Novosti.
Rescuers pointed out that heatstroke is developing rapidly, so a hat and light clothing should be worn outside. If possible, it is advisable to stay in the shade, avoid strenuous physical activity and refrain from alcohol.
The importance of observing the correct drinking regime is also noted. The Ministry of Emergency Situations explained that due to unrestricted, indiscriminate drinking increases the load on the heart. In addition, it will not work to quench your thirst in this way.
The department listed the signs of heatstroke: migraine, weakness, nausea and vomiting, skin redness, as well as an increase in body temperature to dangerous levels. The victim should be taken to a cool place as soon as possible, forced to lie on a flat surface and covered with a wet cloth.
On July 8, it was reported that a heat of 42 degrees was established in the south of Russia, in particular in Kalmykia and the Astrakhan region. On July 8, it was reported that a heat of 42 degrees was established in the south of Russia, in particular in Kalmykia and the Astrakhan region. In some settlements during the day the temperature reached 43 degrees.